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03/03/2015 - Is Mentoring a Program or a Management Style?

In honor of International Women?s Day on March 8, I did some thinking about how women have helped other women along their career paths in my own field, communications. And I thought about my own career and about my own approach to mentoring women ? and men ? over the years. My own agency has had a more formalized mentor program for as long as I can remember wherein a more experienced team member is assigned to help another younger person in the agency with career advice and guidance. I?ve participated in that program many times over the years

03/03/2015 - 5 Tax-Saving Strategies To Help Your Family This Tax Season

?Knowledge is power and time is often money, but what if you don?t have the time to empower yourself with knowledge? For many households, that often means losing out on thousands of dollars through tax deductions,? says Abedeen, a partner at Safeguard Investment Advisory Group, LLC (www.safeguardinvestment.com).

02/10/2015 - 5 Tax-Saving Strategies To Help Your Family This Tax Season

Millions of Americans face a challenge in meeting their budgets every month ? not just financially, but also in their time budgets, says investment advisor Reid Abedeen.

02/02/2015 - 4 Tips for Starting Your Own Home Based Business

Sixty-nine percent of all U.S. businesses start in the home and half of them are still home-based long after they launch, according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report.

12/03/2014 - Tips for Moms Struggling with Work-Life Balance

Despite the many monumental glass ceilings that have been broken for the equal rights of all citizens in the United States, unique challenges persist for many, including, potentially, half the population, says Jennifer Carroll, the first female ? and first black ? elected lieutenant governor of Florida and a retired U.S. Navy lieutenant commander.

12/03/2014 - 4 Principles for Staying Cool Under Pressure and Succeeding

?No matter how well we?ve done laying the groundwork for everything to run smoothly ? becoming educated, choosing the right spouse, treating others well -- we all face situations that challenge us,? says Dr. Robert J. Cerfolio, a world-renowned cardiothoracic surgeon known as ?the Michael Jordan of lung surgery.?

09/25/2014 - Proportion Of Women Board Nominees Reaches All Time High

Rockville, MD (September 25, 2014) ? The proportion of women nominees for boards of U.S. large capital companies reached an all-time high in 2014, according to a new report released today by Institutional Shareholder Services Inc. (ISS), a leading provider of proxy advisory and corporate governance solutions to financial market participants.

09/17/2014 - 8 Initial Steps Women Can Take to Improve Their Relationship with Money

?For women, money is an emotional currency, tied to our sense of self-worth and confidence, which can lead us to financial pitfalls that ultimately limits what we pursue in life,? says Toneatto, a certified business and life coach, and author of ?Money, Manifestation & Miracles: 8 Principles for Transforming Women?s Relationship with Money,?

09/05/2014 - How to be a Reporter's Favorite News Source

Getting a call from a reporter who wants to quote you as an expert for his story, review your book or product, or invite you to write an exclusive article for a publication, is a major coup. It means that your marketing efforts are paying off. Who would blow such an opportunity?

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