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Are You Opening the Door for Hackers?

You might think the most common breaches of cybersecurity are from hackers who have devised a complex way to sneak onto your network through the “back door.” But the truth is, most business-related cybercrime is the result of employees unlocking the “front door” and inviting thieves in with seemingly innocent, everyday activities.

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Empowering Women to Excel

From an early age, I’ve always loved working. I especially enjoyed getting things started, leading people and organizing events and figuring out how to make things better. Whether I was helping my neighbor clean her house for a few bucks, starting a club in my neighborhood, organizing the kickball game or adding props to my third-grade stories, these traits have helped me throughout my career.

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4 Areas to Consider for a Revenue Diagnostic for Your Practice

4 Areas to Consider for a Revenue Diagnostic for Your Practice

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The Value of Coaching Throughout Your Career

There is no true pinnacle in a career that signals the end of needing personal and professional growth. Instead, the value of coaching and learning can be focusing on areas where you want to continue advancing.

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Aging in Place

You’ve likely counseled your clients and their families on managing assets to cover the cost associated with assisted living or retirement communities. If they came to you for guidance on planning for themselves or a loved one to be able to stay in their home with the proper resources, would you be prepared to help?

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Protect Your Clients and Your Practice with Cybersecurity Diligence

What financial advisors should know about digital security

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2013 Super Women’s Summit Keynote Amy Florian: Overcoming the Awkwardness of Grief

Amy Florian was just 25 years old when she lost her husband, John, in an icy car wreck. Suddenly the widowed mother of a 7-month-old son, Florian found herself surrounded by dozens of well-intentioned people who had absolutely no idea what to say or how to act around her.

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Paula’s Success Story: Smart Woman, Smart Business

In the 1970s and ’80s, as the gender workforce gap began to close, women flocked to the financial services industry. One such woman was Paula Dorion-Gray, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional from Crystal Lake, Ill. At age 30, she found herself the divorced mother of three small children.

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Kim’s Success Story: Overcoming Adversity to Flourish Lasting Legacy

When Kimberly Kropp chose to major in special education at Wayne State College in Nebraska, she had little idea her eventual career path would take her so far from the classroom – or that her teaching skills would become so critical to her success.

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New Year, New View

As I reflected on 2014 and prepared my personal and business unit goals for 2015, I came across my notes from the 3rd Annual Ladenburg Institute of Women and Finance Conference, held in October.

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