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Celebrating ME!

By Jackie James — It’s time to celebrate…YOU! October is Self Promotion Month, so let’s focus on your personal growth and advancement by examining what makes YOU special. While most people can quickly list their failures, their regrets, and their flaws, instead, let’s concentrate on your TRIUMPHS, your DREAMS, and your UNIQUE FABULOUSNESS! The most […]

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Understanding Domestic Violence

By Hannah Maine — October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and we’re shedding some light on what is considered domestic violence and how to recognize the signs of an abusive relationship. Women are most of the battered party in a relationship; with more than 38 million American women have been victims of domestic violence. However, […]

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The Power of Pause

By Joan Marlow — You’ve had enough and what comes out of your mouth is:  SHUT UP!!!  YOU’RE STUPID!!  I DON’T WANT YOU AS A FRIEND!!  I HATE YOU!!  I’M JUST AN IDIOT!!! OR Your body goes into action:  slamming doors, cutting class, driving too fast, not following through on a promise, beating up on […]

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What is Compound Interest?

By M Katie Helle, CPA – As you start to manage your finances, it is important to understand interest, whether it be interest you are earning on your savings or interest paid on money borrowed. So you may be asking yourself what exactly is compound interest?  According to Investopedia, compound interest is “interest calculated on […]