Gimme Money, Honey: America Saves Week Starts Feb 21

by Shonali Burke on February 16, 2010

Want help saving for your future?  Need some free and inexpensive ideas to help your employees?

America Saves Week 2010 starts next week, on Feb. 21st.  And the supporting organization offers ideas for both individuals and companies.

Which should remind you of my last column on your future plans and retirement.

Have you talked to yourself?  Put some ideas down in text?  Talked to your advisors?

I am doing some board development work with the non-profit Community Lodgings – a great group in Alexandria, Va. – which helps homeless families transition into a more stable environment.

Many homeless families are not dumb people. They are folks who were one medical emergency, or one job loss away, from catastrophe and a bad thing happened to them. Community Lodgings helps them by providing financial literacy and job search skills and education as well as a place to live for up to two years.

We never think this could happen to us, do we?

Here at Women Grow Business we do our best to point you in the direction of excellent resources. But all the great resources won’t help if you don’t take the time.  It’s your future.

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Image: Wayne Vernon, Creative CommonsPatricia FrameGuest contributor Patricia A. Frame is an experienced management consultant, speaker, and executive with expertise in human capital. Launching a new Women Grow Business series on human resources for small business, Patricia is founder of Strategies for Human Resources. She helps small to mid-size organizations achieve their goals through more effective human capital strategy and management. She can be reached through her website SHRinsight.com, where archives for her ongoing management series can be found.

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