Money Matters: Women bring personal skills to banking

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Women have come a long way in the banking industry. No longer relegated to being tellers, women hold high-powered roles, managing millions of dollars and the futures of companies on a daily basis. As the following women prove, success in the field comes from more than just crunching numbers — especially when times are tough. […]

A Vivid Spectrum of Success: Minority women business owners

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It’s a woman’s world — and a diverse and colorful one at that. Economically vibrant and increasingly influential, minority women business owners are continuing to change the landscape of the business world. Businesses owned by women of color are a significant economic force. According to the Center for Women’s Business Research’s findings on the impact […]

Make Them A Family Affair: Set New Year’s resolutions together


Well, moms, it’s that time of year again. It comes each January, after the gluttony and extravagance of the holiday season when our pocketbooks are empty and our muffin-tops bulge; we prepare to face the coming year by examining our lives and determining what we can do to make it better. That’s right! It’s time […]

Schedule An Eye Exam: See what you’ve been missing


From birth to bifocals, our eyes play a significant role in the quality of our lives. When you consider how much we depend on our eyes to navigate and make sense of the world, it’s staggering to know somewhere in the world someone goes blind every five seconds. Of the 119 million people in the […]

The Pleasures of Slow Cooking


Take one cold, rainy, miserable day. Add one slow cooked pot roast or perhaps a pork stew or chicken fricassee simmering quietly on the stove. The aromas make your mouth water, and suddenly, all is right with the world. Braising (cooking large cuts of meat, poultry, even vegetables) and stewing (where the meat is cut […]