Why It's So Important to "Make Noise" About the Gender Wage Gap

"Make noise. Make people aware of the situation, and don't let up." ~ Theresa Sutton It's hard to talk about the gender wage gap. We might fear getting fired for bringing it up, whether to our managers or on social media. We might not even consider asking for more money, or we might not know how to start. ...more
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POTUS Says Fighting for Family Issues Is Our Responsibility, Too. He's Right.

"Women's rights—whether that's equal pay, whatever the case might be—it's not just for women. When women benefit, everyone benefits." ~ Towanda Long, Queenocracy.com, waiting to participate in #ObamaTownHall...more
Second that! and second that over and over! All power to women! Thank you BlogHer and SheKnows.more

President Obama Talked to Lisa Stone and a Group of Working Women. Here's What He Wants Us to Know.

It's been a pretty big day around SheKnows today. You know, there were donuts in the break room this morning ... and we hosted a Town Hall with the President! ...more
The unemployment rate has NOT dropped as you want people to believe and NOT ONE person is ...more

5 FREE Steals When Decorating On A Budget!

5 FREE Steals When Decorating On A Budget!Decorating can seriously burn a hole in your pockets – then before you know it you’re spending hundreds on items you could probably make yourself.  And if you don’t have time to make it yourself  than try being self-efficient in regards to resources around you.  All you have to do is shop your home! Keep in mind, you don’t have to be a hoarder or an Art major to major in frugal DIY. I found that in the process of me decorating, some of the things I would buy, I already have!...more

Why It's So Important to "Make Noise" About the Gender Wage Gap

"Make noise. Make people aware of the situation, and don't let up." ~ Theresa Sutton It's hard to talk about the gender wage gap. We might fear getting fired for bringing it up, whether to our managers or on social media. We might not even consider asking for more money, or we might not know how to start. ...more
humbledhome LisaStone divascancook TowandaL TheDoseTweets So happy to have been a part of ...more

POTUS Says Fighting for Family Issues Is Our Responsibility, Too. He's Right.

"Women's rights—whether that's equal pay, whatever the case might be—it's not just for women. When women benefit, everyone benefits." ~ Towanda Long, Queenocracy.com, waiting to participate in #ObamaTownHall...more
Second that! and second that over and over! All power to women! Thank you BlogHer and SheKnows.more

Swimming to riches

Forget going to law school or training to be a doctor, you can earn a fortune by working in the public swimming pools in Switzerland. I recently signed my six-year old up for private swimming lessons and it is costing a monumental 90 Swiss Francs for a 30-minute session ($90 or £63). I would put him in group lessons, but if you have been following this blog, you will know that my son suffers from dyspraxia and certain things are a bit of a challenge, and swimming is one of them....more

Are American Workers Financially Ready to Retire?

As National Retirement Planning Week winds down, let’s not forget retirement savings should be a topic discussed all year round. Although there has been a mix of articles, some saying personal savings are on the upswing, while others reporting people are not saving at all or are not saving enough, most U.S....more

$500 Kitchen and Living Area Makeover

 I’d owned my home for 5 years and had yet to have a house warming or even invite over people just for the purpose of socializing…why you may ask?...more

15 Overpriced Things We Hate Paying For

MSN Money released a list of overpriced things that people pay for. Budgets Are Sexy did an assessment, and I figured I would too.Theater Popcorn – To be honest, I rarely get theater popcorn. Mind you, if someone else gets it, I will definitely grab a handful or two. But, paying roughly $4.50 for popcorn is just crazy talk!...more