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Rejuvinate Your Body Mind and Soul with Kate’s Organics

| March 26, 2013 | 2 Comments

Kate Kibarah was once the chubby girl who got called names in school. After losing the weight and gaining the confidence and admiration of numerous inquisitive minds, she set out to change the way Kenya and the rest of Africa thinks about their bodies and their eating habits. Meet Kate Kibarah, founder and CEO of […]

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Touring Zapphaire Events with Funke Bucknor-obruthe

| March 18, 2013 | 4 Comments

Funke Bucknor-obruthe went to school to become a lawyer. It’s what her parents wanted her to become, but she knew she was better at and passionate about something else. Her track record as a lawyer (four weeks in a law firm, a few months here and there dabbling in communications and advertising) is evidence that […]

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On the Purple Couch with Bahia Akerele

| March 7, 2013 | 6 Comments

Bahia Akerele is a wife, a mother, and a budding entrepreneur. And she doesn’t hesitate to share exactly which of these roles is most important to her. Her deep desire to be a focused mother to her young son is what led her to set up shop in one of Washington, DC Metro Area’s busy […]

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Is Your Household Leaving This (up to $2,000) Tax Perk on the Table?

One of the fiscal perks of the U.S. Tax Code is the Retirement Savings Contributions Credit (or Savers Credit), which basically pays a dollar-for-dollar non-recourse credit of up to $1,000 (or $2,000 for married filing jointly) to certain taxpayers for retirement savings. Obviously, this could be a pretty sweet deal for those who are eligible […]

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Fall in Love with Your Job all over Again

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Remember when you first landed your job and it was all you could think about? You walked through the doors that first day of work feeling like you could conquer the proverbial career world. You were set to take over and move up quicker than one could make it to the water cooler. Now, it […]

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Your Advisor’s Good Intentions Just ISN’T Enough!

Let me begin by saying that I believe the vast majority of professionals in all fields – including finance – are great folks who desire to help their clients achieve the best results. Of course, you have the occasional Bernie Madoff, but that’s not the norm. However, if your advisor lacks expertise in a specific subject […]

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Career Resolution for 2013: Get an Advanced Degree in Life Experience

| January 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

A friend recently echoed what a lot of people seem to think these days, “Having a bachelor’s degree these days is like having a high school diploma. Everyone has one in something. To get ahead in your career, you’re going to need something more than a bachelor’s degree.” So, the new trend is to get […]

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2013 Money sMart: Paper or Plastic?

| January 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

I will be the first one to admit I’m no financial guru. Matter of fact, I am the last person you want to come to about money matters. But, even the most financially challenged person can pick up a few tidbits every now and then through past experiences and discerning what works and doesn’t work […]

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7 Piercing Questions Successful Retirement Investors AREN’T Afraid to Ask

Happy New Year!! 2012 went by particularly fast for me, but I sure am certainly grateful to have “survived” 12.12.12. Anyway, may 2013 be a healthy and prosperous year for you and yours. I’m guessing one of the things you’d probably like to do this year is make sure that you’re on track with your […]

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Creative Ways to Give Gifts During the Holidays Without Breaking the Bank

| December 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Christmas, Hanukkah and the other winter holidays are just around the corner, and many of you may be wondering:  how can I give the special people in my life gifts without breaking the bank?  This article is meant to be helpful to you in that endeavor, so read on! If you are trying to be […]

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