Posts filed under: You Economy

How My Home-Based Business Gave Me Back My Life! 15 yrs ago I was diagnosed with an invisible illness. It left me leading a very sedentary life. I would try to exercise at the gym, but was – more or...
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Right now I’m beaming with gratitude for the journey my husband and I have been on for the past seven years of owning a home-based business. But seven years ago we were hanging by a very thin thread, and I...
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This time of the year brings a wave of germs dominoing their way around schools and offices. It’s just a matter of time before someone in your family is touched by the ick and then it’s all downhill from there....
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After graduating college I could hardly wait to get right to work. For months I built a professional wardrobe of suits and stylish, but comfortable shoes for my 3 block walk to the office. My parents gifted me a leather,...
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Two years ago my husband was laid-off from his job with the city. It was a job he’d worked for 18 years, and once he was “let go” we lost the only form of income we had to support our...
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“What’s the best way to get through a minefield?” Think about it before you answer. You might say, “Carefully!” and that would be a wise choice, but carefully isn’t enough. The answer is simple….you follow in the footsteps of someone...
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Suitcase at the ready.  Unpacking to wash or take clothes to the dry-cleaners.  Repacking for the next week.  Leaving early or missing family events on Sunday evening to catch a plane to one’s weekly home-away-from-home.  Returning Thursday night or Friday...
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Optimism is high at the start of a new year. There is this blank slate of possibility, and at no other time in the year are people more courageous and feeling empowered to Go For It!…until another year comes to...
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Most of us have heard the phrase, “Money doesn’t grow on trees.” I’m here to tell you that, figuratively, it’s been happening for a long time. The tree I’m talking about it is a lot like a family tree. No,...
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A few years ago I decided to support a good friend by purchasing some products from the part-time business she’d started with her husband. At the time, I wasn’t interested in pursuing the business, but when I realized I could...
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