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Financial Abuse – The Invisible Weapon

By Jill Cochones I understand wanting to stay at home with your children when they’re young, having wished for it myself. Like most new moms, when my three months of maternity leave was over (all of it unpaid by the way!) and I had to go back to the office, I was devastated. I couldn’t fathom the thought of leaving my…

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Embracing Your So-Called “Midlife Crisis”

By Kara Martinez Bachman As we age, most women eventually come to a wild crossroads, a confusing place where we must devise a new purpose, or formulate a new self-valuation. It’s a life phase of “fence sitting,” or, for those of us in our 40s and 50s, a time that’s -- often disparagingly -- referred to as the “midlife crisis.”…

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5 Step Process to Designing Your Dreams For 2017

By Mark Hyman This is a time of year where many of us become overwhelmed. Overwhelmed by what’s still left to accomplish and preparing for family or extra holiday centric obligations. I’m sure many of you, like me, are also thinking about what we want to accomplish next year. My Handel coach gives me an excellent exercise each year that…

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How To Talk To Your Kids About Money

Talking to our kids about money can be daunting. Where do you start? How do you start? When do  you start? As a Certified Life Coach, and Weekly Parenting Correspondent on Global News, I care very deeply about parents, kids and the wellbeing of the family unit. I often speak about the importance of financial freedom for women, and the…

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Hello, I’m Back!

Hello. I am back! July has come and gone. Back into the ever-growing grinding responsibilities of August. How has your summer been? I enjoyed the month of July. I worked hard, I played a little harder. A few July milestones: I saw HADRY make its debut on The View. That was beyond thrilling. I went to Las Vegas for a long…

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Great Summer Reads for Women!

Summer is the perfect time to take a break, lay out in the sunshine and get into a great book. On last week's Global TV segment, I shared eight great summer reads. In the fall, I had included something for every woman: fiction, non-fiction, laugh-out-loud funny, witty, heartwarming, and a heart-pounding thriller. For the summer though, I kept it a  little lighter. We don't have to…

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5 Mobile Apps That Earn Women Extra Money While On The Go!

Last week I did a tv segment on mobile apps that actually earn you money while shopping right from your Smartphone!! Since summer can be a financially slower period for many, I thought today would be a good day to share those apps. It's incredible to me that these apps exist, and in case you didn't know any/all of them,…

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Dancing At Every Wedding

The media icon for the woman living in the 1950's was a domesticated housewife and mother who cooked, laundered, cleaned and sewed all the while looking fashionable with a big, happy grin on her face. Fast forward to today. The media icon today in an entirely different woman. What do you see in the latest Glamour and Vogues magazines? You…

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12 Secrets To Success in Life and Womanhood

In case you're a new reader, I am a Certified Women's Life, Business and Success Coach. I have worked with hundreds of women as a coach, consultant and mentor for over 15 years.  I have studied success for thousands of hours, and have spoken on the topic many times. Based on my research, and based upon my own personal experience as…

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6 Secrets To Happier Living

Happy Hump Day! Happy International Day of Happiness Week! As a Certified Women’s Life, Business and Success Coach, I have worked with hundreds of women as a coach, consultant and mentor for over 15 years. I have always been fascinated by success and happiness, and what makes someone thrive. I have studied success for thousands of hours, and have spoken on…

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