How you define success may depend on your gender. Often, a man’s sense of accomplishment is closely tied to his professional achievements-a prestigious title, large salary and material possessions are integral to his sense of self-worth. Generally, women are more multi-dimensional and place as much value on time spent with loved ones and on self-development [...]
Money Zone: Career
Whether you work because you want to or because you need to, having a fulfilling career is a worthy personal and financial goal. If you’re returning to the workforce or just ready to try something new, complete our worksheet that helps define your passions and your skills. While many working mothers feel conflicted by their desire for both a career and a satisfying family life, surveys show that women who balance family and career are happier than those who focus on one or the other, because they end up doubly fulfilled.
To figure out what you like to do and get someone to pay you for doing it-that’s the goal. Get focused by taking some quiet time to complete the worksheet below. Don’t dwell on each question or over-think each answer. Simply jot down any idea that comes to you, no matter how ridiculous it may [...]