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Money Lessons From Mom

Money Lessons From Mom

Many of us grew up hearing the same advice from our moms: Don’t play in the street, brush your teeth, and always wear clean underwear.

It turns out that some of mom’s best advice for a good life…

Why Your Small Business’s Name is Important

Why Your Small Business’s Name is Important

Even if you’re the very best at what you do, without a solid brand strategy your business faces a significant disadvantage. The competition will eat you alive if you can’t find that one thing that separates you from…

How Unlearning Makes You Smarter

How Unlearning Makes You Smarter

Unlearning. We could all use a bit more of it. We spend so much time obsessed with acquiring new knowledge that we don’t realize a lot of not-so-useful knowledge also finds its way into our heads.
The Best Resources for Women Business Owners

The Best Resources for Women Business Owners

Facing constant challenges comes with the territory of being an entrepreneur. But if you’re a woman in business, you likely come across obstacles that your male counterparts don’t necessarily have to deal with, from raising VC…

The Reality of Having ADHD at Work

The Reality of Having ADHD at Work

I spent my childhood in tony private schools that touted their ability to give students individualized care and attention. The privileged education was wonderful, but my grade reports and parent-teacher conferences were always the same: Ashley is intelligent and…

Everything You Need to Know About Job References

Everything You Need to Know About Job References

References might seem like a formality, but to hiring managers they’re invaluable. In fact, a professional reference can make or break your ability to land a job, says Mary Olson-Menzel, president of MVP Executive Search and Development. An…

Worst Financial Advice for Women

Worst Financial Advice for Women

Women tend to be the most vulnerable when it comes to taking bad financial advice. Of course, behind every data point is a real story of a real woman who thought she was getting good advice, but it eventually led…

How to Protect Your Finances After a Layoff

How to Protect Your Finances After a Layoff

Even in good economic times, no one is 100 percent safe from the threat of a pink slip. Unemployment is well below its Great Recession peak, but there’s a dark cloud on the horizon: U.S. layoffs are on…

How Do You Know It’s Time For a New Job?

How Do You Know It’s Time For a New Job?

Sometimes you know it’s time to start looking for a new job because there’s a big red flag flapping in the wind, like dissatisfaction from your boss or major company upheavals. But there may be less obvious indications…

Ways Your Bad Boss Is Hurting You

Ways Your Bad Boss Is Hurting You

If you’ve ever had a bad boss, you’re not alone (just read through comments from other DailyWorth readers to see how common this is). Awful treatment from higher-ups doesn’t just make the workday…

Find Success in Love and Your Career

Find Success in Love and Your Career

Six weeks ago, I was reviewing some clients’ profiles and started to see a consistent theme: single, successful women; some with children, others without. I looked in the mirror and realized I was one of them.

After two divorces…