Feeling Stressed? So did Laura Ingalls Wilder

As an avid fan of Little House on the Prairie, I never thought I’d hear the name Laura Ingalls Wilder and stress in the same sentence. During my morning commute, I listened to Gretchen Rubin’s podcast Happier where she read a quote from Wilder’s book, Little House in the Ozarks, a collection of pieces that she wrote for regional newspapers and magazines. Keep in mind that she wrote this in 1924 when she lived on a farm in Missouri.

Female Visionary Spotlight - J.K. Rowling

In researching the fascinating life of Joanne Rowling (J. K. Rowling), it did not escape me that certain words/phrases were synonymous with the name “Most Influential Woman in Britain.” In the face of adversity; courageous; rags to riches and willingness are just a few.

Do You Have a "Money Image" Problem?

As a marketer at Huber Financial, most of my work happens behind the scenes. When I prepare content to post on HuberFinancial.com, I search for images to add interest to our blog and social media posts. As we prepared to launch our Cents of Self page, I spent considerable time searching through photos of women and money. It didn’t take long to notice a pattern in the search results that I left me feeling frustrated and less than empowered.

Women In the Workplace Study

Many of us have read Sheryl Sandburg’s book, “Lean In.” While there was some pushback from females and males alike on some of her comments in that book, I think we can all agree that Sheryl’s ongoing commitment to studying and improving gender diversity in the workplace has been a beacon of light to all women who have wished for more equality at work.

Huber Financial's Women's Initiative - Cents of Self (EP36)

This Bite Sized Finance podcast episode provides a sneak peek at Huber Financial's women's initiative - Cents of Self. Rob Morrison, CFP® interviews Kim Drake, CFA and Janet Petran, CPA, CFP® about this new initiative.

How Your Love Life Might Be Hurting Your Wallet

A link to some interesting research that addresses the disparity between financial literacy levels in couples over time.

Female Visionary Spotlight - Eleanor Roosevelt

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt; October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962 was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office, making her the longest serving First Lady.

Female Empowerment and Financial Literacy

A July 2017 study, titled “The Gender Gap in Financial Literacy: A Global Perspective,” by the Global Center for Excellence in Financial Literacy, shows that there is a persistent gap in financial literacy between men and women worldwide.

Eldercare 101 (EP31)

Janet Petran, CPA, CFP® talks to Nancy Siegel, an eldercare expert with Senior Living Experts, about Eldercare basics and how to support the needs of an aging loved one.