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Everything I Know About the Stock Market I Learned from My Grandmother

“Stocks go up and stocks go down, but in the end stocks go up.” – my grandmother Last week, while on a high from trading stocks and getting into some things at exciting prices, I texted a group of girlfriends to see what they were excited about. These are some of the smartest, most savvy women I know, mind you. I was surprised to find out soon after hitting send that most of these smart, savvy women have never bought stock.This isn’t uncommon, though. Data suggests that women are 41% less likely to invest their money …

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21 Fun Things to Do with Friends

Friendship in adulthood, and especially during the motherhood years of having small children, can so easily become stale or stagnant. It starts to feel like text, call, make plans for dinner and repeat. Looking to shake things up or deepen your existing friendships? Keep reading for 21 fun things to do with friends, most of which are cheap or free! It’s hard enough making friends as an adult, but how do you maintain those relationships? Especially when you have small children it can feel like a play date is the only time you ever see …

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10 Ways to Wear Beach Cover Ups in Real Life

Beach cover ups are a must for days on the waterfront, and they can be so much more than a caftan or sarong! From cotton trousers to silk dresses, you’ll find something here to fit your style and look effortless while you’re on vacation. Do you have summer travel plans?  If you’re packing your bags this spring or summer, chances are there’s a beach involved!  Since there’s nothing that bogs down a trip more than over packing, keep it minimal in your suitcase and pack clothes that can do double duty. …

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How to Organize Your Life: These are the Apps and Systems that Keep Me Sane

If getting your life organized is on your current to-do list or you feel like too many things are slipping through the cracks, then this post is for you. I have for sure been there and these organization apps and systems are what keep me sane most days… There’s no shortage of apps these days that promise to streamline communication, make workflow more efficient and ultimately lead you to being your best self. If we’re being honest, though, the systems and organization apps I use are really simple. First, they’re all …

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