Archive | Business & Personal Finance

How much helping is too much?

When planning for retirement, many people ignore a big source of costs — money they’re giving to adult children.    […]

Do you know your retirement number?

Only about half of all Americans have figured out how much they’ll need to live comfortably in retirement. But knowing […]

Intuit Small Business Blog

I blog occasionally for Intuit’s Small Business Blog. Samples here.

D CEO: How Pru’s Ric Abel Learned Business In A Ballet Studio

Ric Abel, a former ballet dancer, forged his business skills in ballet class. Wearing tights. And don’t even think about […]

When a co-worker really is family

By Mary Jacobs/The Dallas Morning News  DALLAS — After raising three children together, Hal and Kathryn Cook now devote their […]

Job Market: High Risk, High Reward in Sales

By Mary Jacobs / The Dallas Morning News DALLAS — A few years ago, Wayne Wright was laid off from […]

You can find a job in December

By MARY JACOBS / Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News One December day several years ago, Nancy Williams took […]