My Stage II Breast Cancer Journey

My Stage II Breast Cancer Journey

I can’t even tell you how important “self exam” is. Well, yes I can. That’s how I discovered my breast cancer. I found the lump when I self exam’ed in the shower. When the doctor called a few weeks later after all the appropriate tests were done, I had mostly resolved...

Know the Signs of Abuse: Domestic, Emotional and Economic

Know the Signs of Abuse: Domestic, Emotional and Economic

According to The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV), on average nearly 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States. This is more than 10 million women and men every year. Domestic violence does not...

Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Many women like myself fear the words “breast cancer.” It feels like an unknown, knowing there are stages and knowing I have women in my family and in my girlfriend’s family who fought it was the extent of my knowledge. I spoke with my girlfriend’s mother on the phone...

Investing in Our Girls – It’s Their Day!

Investing in Our Girls – It’s Their Day!

Did you know there is an international day to celebrate girls? A special day in the year created by the United Nations to remember the importance of caring for the younger ones? On October 11, the world thinks of strategies for eliminating gender inequalities,...

Be Your Own Advocate: Be Breast Cancer Aware

Be Your Own Advocate: Be Breast Cancer Aware

Did you know that women who have dense breasts have a higher risk of developing breast cancer? Furthermore, half of all women ages 40 and older have dense breasts according to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. What are dense breasts anyways? These are just two...

10 Tips for Budgeting Paycheck to Paycheck

10 Tips for Budgeting Paycheck to Paycheck

Life can have its difficulties, and our finances don’t always work out the way we want them to - whether it’s due to a sudden change in employment or the cost of living is just too high compared to what you’re bringing in monthly. Living paycheck to paycheck can be...

Women and Domestic Violence

Women and Domestic Violence

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is a time for us to recognize those we know who are or have been victims and those who are survivors. And sadly, others whose lives were taken by their abuser. Violence is not limited to hitting or bruising an...

Crockpots and Budgeting 101: Her Sensible Budget

Crockpots and Budgeting 101: Her Sensible Budget

One thing I’ve learned with my education and background in finance is that a lot of women have a lack of knowledge about financial issues. I was that person. I didn’t understand what a budget was. All I knew was I’d go to work, I had my rent, I had my car note, I had...

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