Is Your Time Worth More Than You Think?

Time is our most valuable resource. Yet, we are all guilty of driving further down the road to get gas for five cents cheaper, taking on a time-consuming home improvement project, or going from store to store just to snag a few sale items. We sometimes fail to realize that the time we spend, often unnecessarily, can really add up. ...more

Video Equipment: From Newbie Essentials to Best Production Value Secret Weapons

If you're just jumping into video production, you might find yourself spending hours on Amazon trying find the video equipment you need to get started. You'll be reading reviews and seeing suggested products like professional-level cameras, wireless microphones, daylight-colored lighting gear, and tripods with ball heads or pivot heads....more
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How to Spot a Fake Designer Handbag

Summertime brings street fairs, flea markets and yard sales almost to your front door. Hitting the aforementioned events gives you a chance to spend time with friends and family while exercising. That’s what you tell everyone, but you know that you’re really looking for a deal....more
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Fashion Blogging & Personal Finance

 Fashion bloggers in many ways have taken the place of fashion magazine, editors and stylists. I find myself visiting my favorite fashion blogs for inspiration on what to wear or how to style something quite often....more

My Top Five Financial Regrets

How to Start an Online Business in Chicago

For those who want to be the leader of their own life, getting into business is the way to go. But if you can’t afford to open up a physical store, then doing business online is the most sure-fire way of ensuring that your business takes off. Inversely, you could already have a physical and want to use the internet to expand your reach. So, if you’re up for the challenge but lack the finance, just know that an online store will help you reach millions of customer....more

In Defense of Hard Questions

A couple of weeks ago, my mother told me that my brother wanted to come visit. She told me to expect a call from him. When a week went by and I hadn’t heard from him, I mentioned it to my mother. “He hasn’t called,” I said. “What’s up?” I said. She responded, “Well, the last time you talked to him, did you ask him a lot of hard questions?”...more

WE are the Women Leaders This World Needs

A fact: we know we need more women CEOs, CFOs and board members.So where are they? They were at the EY Women in Leadership Summit in Monaco in June 2015 discussing ways to get more women in positions of power. Some of the world’s most respected and powerful entrepreneurs, members of royalty and successful business leaders talked about ways to push our colleagues forward.  But those women were representative of all of us. ...more

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Overcoming Recruiting Objections In Direct Sales

When sharing the business opportunity in direct sales we often encounter what are commonly known as objections. ...more

5 Things to Know About Your Credit

 When it comes to making big purchases like buying a home or financing a business, knowing and understanding your credit is very important especially if a certain credit score is required or if you intend to use loans towards your purchase or financing e.g. a mortgage or business loan....more

This man is going to give me health problems I swear.

So my dad is supposed to work today, he is on a 5 am- 1 pm shift. We wake up, and go to open the front door to let sunlight in and surprise! My dad's car is in the driveway at 9 am! He hasn't come out of the bedroom yet so I don't know why he's at home. He could've overslept, felt too sick to work, the guy who was supposed to train him didn't show up, etc. It just makes me so nervous not knowing yet because he's told us that lately the place he works at seems to be firing people after making one mistake....more