Finance ‘n Stilettos

Fee Based vs. Commission Based Compensation for Financial Services

Posted Tuesday November 01, 2011 by Zaneilia Harris

When you are buying a service, do you prefer to pay for...

When you are buying a service, do you prefer to pay for multiple years of the relationship up front or pay as you receive the service? Do you prefer compensation...

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Fee Based vs. Commission Based Compensation for Financial Services

Salary Negotiation – What’s Your Worth?

Posted Saturday October 22, 2011 by Zaneilia Harris

Salary negotiation is the only way to get it from an employer....

Salary negotiation is the only way to get it from an employer. Have you ever had someone offer you more money than you thought you were worth? It doesn’t happen...

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Salary Negotiation – What’s Your Worth?

Alyssa Best interview – The art of salary negotiation

Posted Thursday September 15, 2011 by Zaneilia Harris

Alyssa Best is a career coach and an upcoming speaker for Harris...

Alyssa Best is a career coach and an upcoming speaker for Harris and Harris Wealth Management. She provides individuals the tools to help them identify and achieve the career of...

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Alyssa Best interview – The art of salary negotiation

Sassy words of finance

Posted Thursday September 08, 2011 by Zaneilia Harris

You wouldn’t want to be caught dead in a shoe store not...

You wouldn’t want to be caught dead in a shoe store not knowing the essentials of the latest brands and styles. Then to have the salesperson politely explain that Jimmy...

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Sassy words of finance

Start saving – 3 easy steps

Posted Monday August 29, 2011 by Zaneilia Harris

One of my greatest fears for women is that we are not...

One of my greatest fears for women is that we are not saving enough. Do you know how money you will need for retirement if you want to stop working...

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Start saving – 3 easy steps

My greatest fears for women and how we can overcome them

Posted Friday August 26, 2011 by Zaneilia Harris

I am not a fearful person, but I do have these nagging...

I am not a fearful person, but I do have these nagging fears when it comes to women and money. My fear is that we don’t get it when it...

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My greatest fears for women and how we can overcome them

Seven financial decisions needed after the death of a spouse

Posted Friday August 19, 2011 by Zaneilia Harris

The loss of a spouse is a devastating event, overwhelming some individuals...

The loss of a spouse is a devastating event, overwhelming some individuals to the point in which they completely shut down. Others become so busy that they focus only on...

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Seven financial decisions needed after the death of a spouse

Financial stability starts with the basics

Posted Saturday August 13, 2011 by Zaneilia Harris

As I wonder about the state of our economy, the recent theatrical...

As I wonder about the state of our economy, the recent theatrical swings of the market, and the ongoing housing dilemma, I am also thinking about what can we do...

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Financial stability starts with the basics

Wall Street might look irrational, but let’s not lose Focus

Posted Friday August 12, 2011 by Zaneilia Harris

Right now, the stock market is experiencing a panic attack. Let’s avoid...

Right now, the stock market is experiencing a panic attack. Let’s avoid confusing the market’s gyrations with what’s actually going on in the real economy. Unfortunately, stocks are overreacting to...

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Wall Street might look irrational, but let’s not lose Focus

Wealth gap widens between blacks and whites. Now what?

Posted Tuesday August 09, 2011 by Zaneilia Harris

I read an interesting article on WTOP’s website last week: Wealth gap...

I read an interesting article on WTOP’s website last week: Wealth gap widens between whites, minorities. The Pew Research center reported that the wealth gaps between whites and minorities have...

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Wealth gap widens between blacks and whites. Now what?