4 Tips to Keep Your Closet Fab and Frugal!

Being fab and frugal is not just a mantra, it is a lifestyle. And It’s a lifestyle that is actually more attainable than you might even realize. A key element to living a fab and frugal life is spending wisely. It is easy to get caught up in the hype of having designer this and luxe label that. I mean,

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You Don’t Need to Find Your Purpose to Live Your Best Life

In the age of Oprah, it’s easy to get caught up in the myth that your personal raison d’etre, your very own reason for being alive it supposed to be some magnificent cause that should come to you in the booming voice of Oz. And if you don’t hear it, and therefore don’t know what

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So You Were Sure You Aced the Interview but You Didn’t Get the Job – Now What?

A friend and I were talking recently about her job search efforts. She had recently gone on an interview for a job she was well qualified for and was subsequently called back in for a follow-up interview. She was sure she would be offered the position, and confessed to being taken aback when the hiring

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Straight Talk: Real Women Are Frugal

My father always says that money doesn’t buy happiness, but it can take away sadness by alleviating the things that can cause us hardships.  Never has that rung more true for me than this summer. A string of unforeseeable (and one planned) events left me ever so grateful for the financial lessons I learned in

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Women Small Business Owners – Is Now the Time for You To Step Out on Your Own?

Business ownership is a wonderful accomplishment for anyone, but it seems that women business owners are enjoying an exceptional period of growth and success when it comes to starting and running small and medium sized businesses. There are a number of federal programs available that can assist woman-owned businesses. Federal contracts can result in secure

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3 Ways To Kick Start Your Own Personal Brand for Professional Growth

  When it comes to career advice, more and more people are talking about “building your personal brand.”  Essentially, your personal brand is your reputation. The term can mean anything from the smaller scale of making a name for yourself on the job by engaging in idea sharing and doing a little self-promoting, to a

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Leaning In: 5 Signs You are Ready to Move On From Your Current Position

Being gainfully employed is a blessing. What’s also a blessing is the ability to decide when the time has come to move on from a current situation. If you are in a position to decide that the job you have now is no longer working for you and you want to explore new opportunities, consider yourself extremely fortunate. However, you won’t reap

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