Posts tagged Forbes

Fashion Friday: Texas teen designs fish flops

   May 30, 2014 9:01 am    0

FishFlops — cute name for some really cute sandals — a dream business for a Galveston, Texas teen named Madison Robinson. She has been so successful, she caught the attention of Forbes last year. Read it here. She designs flip flops and T-shirts for kids, women and men. Fish abound on these cute clothing items. Most…

 

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Today is Teach Your Children to Save Day

   April 24, 2014 7:13 am    1

Any day is a good day to teach your kids to save, and it’s not something they learn in school. So start early. We can teach kids to save with simple tools — not making a huge deal out of it. Here’s an article from Forbes that it is the very best on teaching kids…

 

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Celebrate International Women’s Day Saturday

   March 6, 2014 6:25 am    0

This is the Google doodle from 2013 that celebrated International Women’s Day. We celebrate this year on Saturday, March 8. It has been a national holiday since 1918 in some countries. Here’s a link to the official site. Moira Forbes wrote a great piece in Forbes magazine about how women are making progress in business. For example,…

 

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Study future jobs before your kid shops for college

   July 15, 2013 7:21 am    0

We have four college graduates — all with advanced degrees and all working in their chosen fields. But that’s not the case for every family. I heard John Tesh talking this up over the weekend, and he pointed to research that college degrees aren’t a neccessity. According to an article in Forbes magazine — click here for the…

 

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Coming up — Take your kids to work day

   April 15, 2013 6:32 am    0

Thursday, April 25 marks the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day. In 1993, Gloria Steinem and the Ms. Foundation for Women started the idea as Take Our Daughters to Work Day. It included boys in 2003, according to Wikipedia.  I included boys long before that. I never felt it was fair that I…

 

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Fashion Friday — Spanx stores opening in malls

   November 30, 2012 7:23 am    0

Move over Victoria’s Secret. Spanx has been in the news big time this year. Sara Blakely, 41, the youngest woman to hit the Forbes magazine’s list of billionaires is squeezing big money out of the girdle that does it all. Sold on QVC, endorsed by Oprah, and hitting $250 million in sales in 2011, Spanx opened its first retail…

 

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Spanx founder becomes billionaire

   March 9, 2012 5:31 am    1

Move over, Oprah. At 41, the gal who made a comfortable girdle into a new-age garment and called it Spanx is on the Forbes magazine’s list of billionaires. Sara Blakely, the youngest woman to hit the list, did it on her own. No help from family. On “CBS This Morning” she discussed her original idea came from personal…

 

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