Category Archives: Finance & Business

Be money smart this festive season💰

The festive season is around the corner and the spending spree is loading. No matter how hard we try, it’s really difficult not to overspend at this time of year. With a bit of thought and forward planning, you can be level headed and avoid the financial hangover that often pops in January! Some tips […]

Is Your Work Environment Toxic?

Challenges at work are inevitable, and sometimes even positive things that help you to build resilience. When we have a bad day or a bad week it’s never fun and we may even resent our jobs a little, but we always push through and end up on the other side of things completely fine. However, […]

What’s the Deal With the Gender Pay Gap?

Hearing the phrase “gender pay gap” or “pay inequality” brings up a lot of different things for a lot of different people. It is a contentious issue that often gets caught up in heated political and ideological debates. Whatever your perspective on the matter, it’s important to bring awareness to this very real and negatively […]

How to ask for a raise during a pandemic

We all claim to be strong, independent and confident women, right? Well then why do we find ourselves completely traumatized when even thinking about asking for a pay raise. Did you know that men are four times more likely to ask for a promotion or pay raise then equally qualified women? Crazy right! Trust me […]

You’ve lost your job, now what?

Jeepers if this pandemic wasn’t stressful enough on its own, now we have to have the additional stress of a potential job loss. Can’t a girl catch a break? We know losing your job can be shocking and devastating. A lot of us tend to link our self-worth to the work we do. How can […]

Finance 101: Be in charge of your future

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s to expect the unexpected. Many of us have been hit hard personally as well as financially, and amid so much uncertainty, getting a handle on our money has never felt more important. Give yourself a pat on the back for making it through the year, and taking the […]

Getting festive without breaking the bank

The festive season is looming and our bank cards want to go into hiding! For most of us, it’s a really costly time of year. There is so much pressure on making memories with family and friends – we entertain, party, and spoil our loved ones, or even ourselves! You may be one of the […]

Get your side hustle going

A bit of extra cash is always welcome, and many of us are looking for opportunities to supplement our income.  Having an extra income stream has become a way of life for many, and there have even been instances where the side hustle has grown into a full-time business! While you are juggling a job, […]