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- Galtime.com | Work + Money | Wed, Sep 26, 2012 12:27 PM EDT | Comments
Family. Career. Personal Fulfillment. For moms who work outside of the home, it can be tough to find balance. GalTime caught up with Rachel Blaufeld, a successful Mompreneur and founder of the popular blog Back'nGroove Mom to get her take on motherhood, work and how to stay relevant in your career while you're raising your kids.
GalTime: Tell us about Back'nGroove Mom...
Rachel Blaufeld: Back'nGrooveMom was originally my personal account/blog about transitioning to a mom of school-age kids and looking for a deeper identity for myself. As my kids gained tiny pieces of independence and more of their own identity, I wanted the same for myself. After a number of years on a career break raising my family while my husband traveled extensively for work, I found myself with a few extra hours on hand and a HUGE desire for something more. I interviewed for a number of positions in my original field - social work - but quickly realized I wanted something with grea...Read More »
- Astrology.com Financescopes | Work + Money | Wed, Sep 26, 2012 11:54 AM EDT | Comments
Aries (March 21 - April 19)
You're closer to achieving your goals than you realize, so don't despair. Small achievements are starting to add up even if you don't bother to do the math. Just keep on plugging away in the right direction.
Today's Aries Reading: Free Sample Friends and Lovers Reading
Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
Other people may try to push your buttons today but they can't get a rise out of you without your permission. Keep your cool no matter what kind of numbers are flashed at you. The more outrageous of them should only make you laugh.
Today's Taurus Reading: Free Sample Karmic Love Reading
Gemini (May 21 - June 21)
You shouldn't change your entire strategy on a whim, but if you've been giving your finances some serious though
- All You Magazine | Work + Money | Wed, Sep 26, 2012 11:12 AM EDT | Comments
Ever feel like your money is going down the drain? In some cases, it actually is. Put an end to waste by keeping tabs on resources you might be able to reuse. These eco-friendly moves can save you big bucks; don't toss…
Vegetable scraps from cooking. Save these trimmings in a covered container in the fridge and use them to make soup stock so you won't have to shell out for a boxed version. Learn how at thesweetbeet.com.
Old electronics. Websites such asbuymytronics.com can help you earn on used goods. For example, a 3G iPhonewith a cracked screen scores about $30 there. Old phones also make great free toys for kids-just make sure to remove the battery, since deactivated phones still can dial 911. Donating old electronics can score you a tax break, too. Learn more at e-access.org.
Old kids clothing. Instead of getting rid of outfits that your kids...Read More »
- Betterhealthblog.com | Work + Money | Wed, Sep 26, 2012 11:00 AM EDT | CommentsCourtesy and etiquettes are logically expected from every employee at the work place. In the true sense of the word, workplace etiquettes depict respect and courtesy that you hold for your workplace mates. This article discusses the workplace dos and don'ts every employee must follow to portray their best image.
Workplace don'ts are just a matter of common sense as these are not appreciated and tolerated anywhere. Although you can expect a counter reaction most of the time, a dismissal notice might also be only a desk away. So, here's what you should avoid doing at your workplace:
v Avoid getting into both physical and verbal acts of mockery that have racial or sexual connotation.
v It's unhealthy to badmouth or gossip about other colleagues or your boss. Avoid the temptation to do so by refusing to even listen to it in the first place.
v Trying to receive "preferential treatm...Read More »
- Cheapism.com | Work + Money | Wed, Sep 26, 2012 10:55 AM EDT | Comments
By Kym Pham, Cheapism.com
Between tax season, monthly bills, and day-to-day spending, there are countless opportunities to lose your hard-earned money -- including many you may not even realize. The team at Kiplinger has compiled a list of 25 common money-wasters and provides helpful tips on how to stop wasting more money than you already have. Some of the advice is designed to trigger habits of steady saving that grow into a nice cushion over time, while other tips could produce vast, sudden, and sustained differences in your cash outflow.
Hold onto your money with these frugal tips.
What you can do right away. Many money-wasters can be tackled fairly easily, but you might feel overwhelmed if you try to take them on all at once. So work on one, or a few, at a time. In a conversation with Cheapism, Kiplinger editor Andrea Browne singled out several tips to implement immediately, such as using cruise control when you drive and buying in bulk on your next grocery run.
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Here's how to...Read More »
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