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I Know I Have to Leave – Now What?

Highlighting Chelea Clinton and Marc Mezvinsky’s wedding, our blog last week focused on tips to help overcome the inevitable conflicts that couples face in a marriage. But what happens when nothing is working and divorce seems to be the best alternative? Edie Sangiorgio, a certified divorce mediator, has been working with couples to “transform a failed marriage into a successful divorce.” The author of Divorce Vows – Before & Beyond the Decree, Edie is our guest blogger for this week. Learn more about her book on her website, Divorce Vows. … Continue reading

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Video Tips for Coping in a Recession

Thriving during any crisis may seem impossible to achieve, but you can learn techniques to help you deal with these uncertain times. All this week, we will be featuring tips to help you cope with our current economic downturn. Our video today lets you get started. For more suggestions about how to cope with this difficult economy, click on the title above to take you to our website, www.HerMentorCenter.com and the article, “How to Achieve Family Flexibility in Times of Financial Flux.”

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Sandwiched Boomers: Making Marriage Work

In an economic downturn there’s always the possibility of job loss. Has it happened to you or your partner? Your relationship can be impacted when you’re not in sync about work. And issues about control are often raised. Who decides how the more limited resources are spent? Who is in charge of household responsibilities, like managing the checkbook, grocery shopping, cooking meals? Stress itself can have a ripple effect and those close to you often bear the brunt. If you find yourselves arguing more, click on the title above to … Continue reading

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As a Baby Boomer, are you in agreement with the results of an American Association of Retired Persons’ position paper – that the definition of work in retirement will be uniquely yours? Fully 80% of those who responded to the survey expect to continue some type of work after they reach retirement age. Many women don’t have control over the decision regarding changes in their work situation. They may be faced, unexpectedly, with the loss of a job or a business. Or, out of financial necessity, they have no choice … Continue reading

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