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Category Archives: Career & Business

Whether you want to boost your career, be a better leader, start your own business or read about other women like you, our career & business section has you covered.

Signing up for unemployment was a new experience for author Jo Howell.
Career & Business

Am I ready to accept the financial help of the Job Centre?

Ushering in the 50s - Experience #37 Signing On at the Job Centre When I was made redundant in July, the thought of signing-on at the Job Centre di... Read More
As women, we have different financial needs than men.
Money & Finance

Women & Financial Wellness: Beyond the Bottom Line

Reprinted with permission from Merrill Lynch Today women’s lifelong financial wellness is at a tipping point. Thanks to a seismic shift toward wo... Read More
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Career & Business

Let’s Get Practical:  How to Incorporate our Higher Purpose into our Daily Lives

What (Really) Goes Into Life After 50: Incorporating Higher Purpose At this point in the series, we have spent some time defining what we really want... Read More
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The Psychology of Color: Color Associations and Their Significance

History of Color Humankind has been trying to understand color and its best use for millennia. Circa 1665, Sir Isaac Newton experimented with light b... Read More
Sales tips for women in business include simple solutions for common mistakes.
Career & Business

10 Fatal Sales Mistakes with Simple Solutions

One of my favorite sayings is an anonymous one: You buy them books and buy them books and all they do is eat the pages. Isn’t that the truth? There ... Read More
Confidence at 50+ is all about perspective.
Career & Business

5 Ways to Stay Confident in Your 50s and Beyond

Confidence - The Internal emotion undermined by external forces Confidence.  Some people have it in spades and others have to search far and wide fo... Read More
Money & Finance

Eldercare: Will You Be Ready?

Whether you are caring for a loved one or are concerned that you will need care yourself, the emotional and financial costs can be life altering. It's... Read More
Kathy Whitworth World Golf Hall of Famer
Featured Women

Kathy Whitworth – A golf legend turns 80, pushes ahead

Kathy Whitworth is a legend. One of the greatest female golfers of our time. Her story intrigues me. Do you think the founders of golf ever envisi... Read More
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Negotiation Skills: Getting the Price That You Deserve

I was doing research on the topic of women and negotiation – inspired by my fellow female entrepreneurs – when I came across the topic of making p... Read More
Money & Finance

How a Personal Loan Affects Your Mortgage Application

There could be many reasons you are seeking a mortgage beyond your 50s. Maybe you're recently single. You are combining homes. Or you are ready to dow... Read More
Living a Purposeful Life is a goal we should all have.
Featured Women

How Women Are Living Purposeful Lives

What Really Goes into Life over 50 that Works:   How Various Women Are Living Purposeful Lives Last month we gave you an exercise to determine what... Read More
Jo Howell was made redundant, but it isn't slowing her down.
Career & Business

Made Redundant?!? And…now?

50 Ways to Leave Your 40s - Experience #32: The Big R Being made redundant wasn't exactly on my list of experiences this year. However, not so many y... Read More
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