Summertime Fun – Finding Inspiration in the Closet

Summertime Fun – Finding Inspiration in the Closet

Summer can be a tricky time for inspiration, this summer especially. With the changeable weather and the lack of sun, many people are finding themselves feeling a bit lacklustre and dull, especially in the closet. Here are three straightforward ways to brighten up your summer closet and get ready for all the fun things that summer will bring.

Pay It Forward: Inspire Employees & Cultivate Engagement In & Out Of The Office

Pay It Forward: Inspire Employees & Cultivate Engagement In & Out Of The Office

As an Entrepreneur who has successfully scaled up his business from my own spare bedroom into what it is today, you’d be surprised to know that I have a simple philosophy of business that has fared tremendously well across my organization:Happy employees take care of their customers. And happy customers who are well taken care of refer new clients, pay their bills and contribute to the profitable growth of the company.

How to Use Your Roth IRA After You Retire

How to Use Your Roth IRA After You Retire

Because there is no required minimum distribution with a Roth IRA, most of the people we talk to about their Roth IRA accounts are thinking the best thing to do is to leave the account alone, ideally, never touching it themselves, and leaving it to their kids or other family members. If you are an heir, it's much better to inherit...

When Having a Baby Hurts: My Truth About My Postpartum Depression

When Having a Baby Hurts: My Truth About My Postpartum Depression

It was summer and I sat on the floor leaning on the edge of my newborn daughter’s crib in tears.  From the outside I had everything a new mom could wish for, a loving husband, a cooperative extended family, and presents from near and far welcoming our daughter into our world.  On the floor of her bedroom none of that mattered, I was in pain and I wanted to die.  I cried as I planned...

Should you pay off a mortgage if you come into a large amount of money?

Should you pay off a mortgage if you come into a large amount of money?

Recently I came across a question on an investment website. What should you do if you come into a large sum of money? Should you pay off your mortgage or invest it? As you might expect, the advice ranged from pay the mortgage off to keep the mortgage and invest the money...

Witty's Words of Wisdom

Witty's Words of Wisdom

When I started my company in 2005, I had no idea that the business I started in my spare bedroom would expand to become the one it is today. The American Dream is a tale as old as democracy. Owning and operating your own business, and ensuring it’s a successful one, is the definition of the pursuit of happiness for many people, myself included. If you share that dream, how can you successfully climb your way to the top and become a prosperous entrepreneur?

Pure Bliss Caramel Popcorn

Pure Bliss Caramel Popcorn

My sister-in-law, Judy, has the best sugary treat recipes of anyone I know!  Many years ago she shared this recipe, Caramel Popcorn, with our family and we immediately fell in love with it. We have tried buying commercial brands but few, if any, come even close to satisfying one’s taste buds like Judy's original recipe. As you spend time with your family enjoying a movie, a sporting event or a board game, make sure to make the time together extra sweet by breaking out this recipe. Your family will most assuredly appreciate the effort!

Signs Signs, Everywhere a Sign

Signs Signs, Everywhere a Sign

If you’re like me, you look for signs everywhere! I remember when I was a little girl I would play a game with myself and with my friends too. It went something like this… “If I hopscotch and land on the number 3, it means that I’ll have a sleepover this weekend!” Or, “If I close my eyes and see the color red, then he will write me a love note!” 

Job Hunting 101: A Girl’s Guide to Grabbing a Great First Gig

Job Hunting 101: A Girl’s Guide to Grabbing a Great First Gig

Post-college job hunting is a nerve-racking experience. This is especially true for women who face bias in the workplace for no other reason than a missing Y chromosome. According to Fast Company, there is a “soft war” on women that wages just under the radar.So, that begs the question, “How can a young, inexperienced woman get her foot in the door of the male-dominated world of business?” Read on for the answers.