Archives November 2014



We’re heading into that time of year — the time for giving thanks, the time for giving to those we love, and the time for giving to those in need. Thanksgiving offers a time for gratitude, and falling toward the end of the year, an opportunity to reflect on the year. The holidays at the end …


Whac-A-Mole and Salary Negotiations

A recent article in The New York Times likened companies attempting to solve the gender wage gap to a game of “whac-a-mole.” According to the “Vigilant Eye on Gender Pay Gap”, the wage gap issue is so complicated, if companies do not put the right series of fixes in place, the problem crops up elsewhere. One critical salary to negotiate effectively is …


Holistic Wealth

Is this a good investment? How many times have you wondered that? And how did you answer it? Managing money — and eventually wealth — is not impossible, but it also can’t be done as an afterthought. Many people take an a la carte approach to their money, keeping separate their spending, investing, taxes, and …


Money Through the Years

Women have been called “the biggest emerging market in the history of the planet.” And while expectations are that women’s wealth will grow tremendously over the next few decades through their own earning, plus inheritance and marriage, the need for understanding financial management will grow at the same pace. So while it is possible to surmise from …