AARP.Org: 5 Must-Read Job-Hunting Books

AARP.Org: 5 Must-Read Job-Hunting Books

Looking for a job is tough at any age. When you’re over 50, it’s even tougher. The median length of unemployment for job seekers 55 and older was 35 weeks last year, compared with 26 weeks for younger workers. To land a job today, you must be well versed in social media: Are you sending out a steady […]

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What’s Next?

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8 Great Sources of Financing for Women Starting a Business

8 Great Sources of Financing for Women Starting a Business

Four years ago, Linda Waitkus quit her job as store manager for a Bloomingdale’s near Washington, D.C., to open Great Dogs of Great Falls, an 1,800-square-foot pet shop with grooming services in Great Falls, Va. When I stopped by to interview her recently, I was impressed to discover that Waitkus, now 57, made all the right […]

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NextAvenue.org: 5 Ways Women Can Be More Confident Investors

NextAvenue.org: 5 Ways Women Can Be More Confident Investors

Women are typically the chief financial officers of their households. They pay the monthly bills, cut the tuition checks and make sure groceries are in the cupboard. They even manage the mortgage, as I noted in my Next Avenue post about women and homeownership. The bottom line: Women make financial decisions every single day. But for […]

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