Making Solid Decisions With Your Life and Your Money
Thursday July 31st 2014
Money Matters: Tips from the Federal Trade Commission

‘How do Entrepreneurs do it?’ Archives

Debra Cohen

Debra Cohen

  My first interview is with Debra Cohen she is owner of Home Remedies, which is as she describes it, “a personal concierge service for the home.” How did you start your business, what made you decide to start it? I had just left my career in Corporate America to be a stay-at-home mom and was struggling to find a way to remain [...]

Welcome to the first installment of my Mompreneurs Series!

We all know how hard it is to find work/life balance, especially when we start a family. That is why I decided to interview mompreneurs, those women who decide to try to advance their careers in a business they own while also raising a family. On a regular basis I will be interviewing moms across the country about how they came to the decision [...]

One woman’s journey to the Olympics, motherhood and the business world

One woman’s journey to the Olympics, motherhood and the business world

For most of us finding the right career path can take years but for Gigi Fernandez, her calling came when she was just 3 years old. She was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico on February 22, 1964. The third of four children, Gigi would beg her parents Beatriz and Tuto to take her to tennis lessons. After her unrelenting requests, her parents succumbed [...]

Successful Businesses

Successful Businesses

What is the hallmark of a solid successful business? Longevity. With small businesses having a limited success rate and most predicted to fold within the first 3 years of launching, it seems like there is a dim outlook for those who want to venture out into such a risky endeavor. However, there are many small businesses around the nation that [...]