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Financial Gender Gap? How to Catch Up – And Get Ahead

Financial Gender Gap? How to Catch Up – And Get Ahead

Numerous studies indicate that many women face a financial gender gap. The good news is that it’s possible for them to catch up, and even get ahead. This blog post was written as part of a sponsored program for State Farm®. All views expressed are entirely my own, and were not influenced or directed by… Continue Reading

What I Learned About Money By Doing My Own Taxes

What I Learned About Money By Doing My Own Taxes

This post is part of the TaxAct #DIYtaxes blog tour which empowers you to take ownership of your finances by doing your own taxes. TaxAct provides the tools and guidance to help you confidently file your taxes easy and fast. Do your own taxes today at TaxAct.com. You got this.  There was a time I did my own… Continue Reading

3 Common Ways to Finance Your Business

3 Common Ways to Finance Your Business

According to the Small Business Association (SBA), a lack of sufficient business capital is one of the biggest reasons small business fail today. And since large banks aren’t making as many loans to small business owners as they did before the crash of 2008, many would-be entrepreneurs turn to personal savings and friends and family—and… Continue Reading

Business Taxes: Do You Need to Issue a 1099-MISC?

Business Taxes: Do You Need to Issue a 1099-MISC?

When it comes to business taxes, do you really need to issue a 1099-MISC to your contractors? Even though it’s March, and I’ve already filed my tax return, I’m still receiving 1099s from some of my clients. As I look through the papers, I am struck by the fact that many of my clients are… Continue Reading

Women and Business:  What You Need to Know About Insurance

Women and Business: What You Need to Know About Insurance

As business owners, it’s important for women entrepreneurs to understand the ins and outs of protecting their assets. This blog post was written as part of a sponsored program for State Farm®. All views expressed are entirely my own, and were not influenced or directed by State Farm. When it comes to women entrepreneurs, you… Continue Reading

Are You Prepared to Pay Taxes This Year?

Are You Prepared to Pay Taxes This Year?

Are you ready to pay taxes this year? Here’s how I’m dealing with taxes. It’s been a crazy year for me, and my tax situation looks like a lot of fun. Not. The whole divorce thing means that the way income from my business is assigned changes, adding quite a bit in terms of self-employed… Continue Reading

7 Industries That Let You Be Your Own Boss

7 Industries That Let You Be Your Own Boss

If you’re looking for better ways to take control of your finances and expand your wealth, being your own boss can put you in the driver’s seat. There are certain industries that offer you the opportunity to work for yourself and set your own rules. Some of these fields require a certain level of education… Continue Reading

This Year: No Personal Money New Year Resolutions

This Year: No Personal Money New Year Resolutions

For the first time in a long time, I’m not making personal money New Year resolutions. (But business goals are on the docket!) Every year for quite some time, I’ve made money New Year resolutions. In the past, I’ve resolved to do things like pay down debt, refinance my mortgage, and increase my retirement account… Continue Reading

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