50 Most Powerful Women in Business

Fortune magazine released its annual list of America’s most powerful businesswomen.  Some you’ve certainly heard of, but most you haven’t, and it’s pretty amazing the things they’ve been able to accomplish.  Note there is only one who works for a company which is her name backwards. Here are the Top Twelve: Rank Name Company 1 […]

A lightening of the Economy, so to speak

If you woke up this morning and though, hmph, it feels “lighter” today, you were right- the United States lost 84,000 jobs in August, causing the highest national unemployment rate in 5 years- 6.1% of eligible workers in our country are now unemployed. In case you wonder what this means for the economy, it takes roughly […]

Women’s Jobs More Vulnerable in Economic Downturn

I found this article today particularly interesting, especially as a woman in the workforce about to get married (in 30 days, but who’s counting?).  In years past, families could look to the women of the household to provide extra income (whether they were already working or not) during times of economic hardship.  Not so any […]