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Women and Family

Bi-weekly blog from our resident expert, Brad Weisman

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Women and Family

published Dec 8th 2016, 6:30 am, by Megan McArdle (Bloomberg View) — Income mobility is a problem for everyone. Most people, in most countries, dream of a world where birth does not limit your status in society. No country has achieved this happy end, though some of them do better

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As I get older I realize how little I know even though my tenure in life has brought me new found wisdom. It has truly become clear to me that having a mentor all the time is probably not a bad thing. The challenge resides in picking a mentor that

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published Feb 8th 2017, 2:53 pm, by Megan McArdle (Bloomberg View) —Well-adjusted children and functional marriages go together. But are the kids thriving because the parents’ marriage works, or does the marriage work for the same reasons that the kids are thriving? This is what social scientists call “selection effect,”

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Fathers-Day
Women and Family

Both parents are important in life when raising children. For a moment I would like to focus on “Dad”.  I know my father played a role in my life when he was alive. Below illustrates the value base he placed on the family we all benefited from. My father was

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Every family should know a “Trevor”. His depth and courage provide a road map any family can learn from. In 15 minutes my life changed quickly. Yep…all it took was 15 minutes of speaking with Trevor Thomas. Nope, he is not a preacher or CEO of a fortune 500 company,

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Women and Family

It is clear the internet is resourceful, but at the same time causes quite a bit of risk…..interpretation…….fear…….and we now question what kids are faced with.  What does all of this mean? There is a ton of inappropriate stuff scattered all over the web kids will eventually see and hear

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published Dec 1st 2016, 4:00 am, by Josh Eidelson, Eva Holland and David Gauvey Herbert (Bloomberg) — The Couple Whose Band Might Blow Up Samantha Lepre and Branden Wilbarger Ages: 25, 28 Jobs: Waitress and Waiter/musician. Incomes*: $26,000 and $55,000 Home: Los Angeles Together: 4 years Samantha: When we first

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published Nov 1st 2016, 6:27 am, by Polly Mosendz (Bloomberg) — It’s well known that millennials prize experiences over possessions, but the latest trend in prenuptial agreements shows that this generation might also favor protecting what’s in their head over what’s in their wallet. The number of millennials seeking prenups

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Enjoying Every Minute Together.
Women and Family

Getting accustom to “differences” in a family is not always easy. In fact, it presents challenges, however as a family you are forced to often get use to how you are different. I believe it to be a good thing and an opportunity for some life lessons. My two sisters

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Forming connections as you get older becomes a key part of life. It can affect the paths you take and the relationships you sustain. Some help in business and many help in life. This is geared for everyone to learn from. When working for a company or starting your own

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