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it’s time to close the life insurance gender gap

And now a word from a sponsor… You probably know about the gender pay gap – but did you know there’s a gender gap on life insurance too? While 58% of men have life insurance coverage, only 47% of women do.1 But women are just as likely to need coverage. If you have people in […]

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who will look after your digital and social assets when you die?

And now a word from a sponsor… With people having such large digital footprints these days, have you ever thought about what will happen to your online presence when you’re no longer here? Increasingly, people are making “digital estate plans” – which is basically a will that includes a set of provisions for your digital […]

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what are you wearing on work Zoom calls these days?

This post is sponsored by thredUP. So, what are you wearing on Zoom calls for work these days? For a very short time at the beginning of the pandemic, a lot of people on video calls were mirroring what they’d wear in the office – at least from the waist up. And then a lot […]

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we all need a good editor – and I’ve found her

And now a word from a sponsor… Early in my career, I didn’t much like being edited — my words, my beautiful words! How dare someone suggest they could be different or – gasp – shorter. But as my career has progressed and I’ve worked with better and better editors, I’ve learned to appreciate the […]

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I am making things with yarn and loving it

And now a word from a sponsor… A few months ago, I took up crocheting – and I love it. The first week or two were frustrating. I was teaching myself from YouTube videos, which I suspect is harder than having someone teach you in person, and I announced multiple times that I was finished […]

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I’ve found your new personal shopper

And now a word from a sponsor… I like to buy clothes for myself, but I find myself buying the same type of thing over and over (my closet is a sea of navy tops), so I was intrigued by thredUP’s Goody Boxes — a try-before-you-buy service that acts as your own personal shopper. They […]

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if you want new clothes for spring, do it this way

And now a word from a sponsor…  Here’s a stat that has made me think differently about clothes shopping: We trash 26 billion pounds of clothes a year, and textile waste is expected to increase 60% by 2030. There are enough awesome clothes on this planet – let’s wear them! That’s one reason why I […]

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here’s a way to make tax season easier

And now for a word from a sponsor… Tax season is soon to be upon us – and if you’re a small business, you know what paperwork hassles it can bring. Blue Summit Supplies is a really useful one-stop tax resource for small businesses. They offer everything your small business needs for a smooth and […]

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what’s the deal with life insurance?

And now a word from a sponsor… If you have people who depend on you for financial support, you probably want to ensure that they’re protected if something were to happen to you. But how exactly does life insurance work? How much should you get, and where should you get it from? I asked Paya […]

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