UK Readers – How to Work from Home

| October 20, 2014

For many, working from home is a step to coming home. For others it’s the ideal family arrangement to have Daddy’s office right down the hallway and wives can help with that. Integrated family life adds so many benefits for raising children. Here in the US the tax benefits out weigh employee status by far. […]

Getting Back Home: Practical Financial Steps

| October 18, 2014

Two jobs in one household just isn’t cutting it. After paying federal and state income tax, and social security, reducing taxes in a vary limited fashion as an employee, deducting from the second income work related expenses, ie the cost of the second car, travel, day care (which can offer a tax credit), work wardrobe, […]

Marriage linked to Income Increase

| October 2, 2014

The News Story – Marriage rates keep falling, as money concerns rise A Pew Research Center Report released Wednesday reveals that a record 20% of adults over the age of 25 have never married, and that number is expected to rise to 25% by 2030. The New York Times reports that at least a part of this marriage decline is […]

Europe dead in the water?

| August 13, 2014

Phillipe Legrain was the economic adviser to the President of the European Commission and head of a team providing the President with strategic policy advice from February 2011 to February 2014. Either his advice was not followed by the President or Legrain has had a change of heart about the strategic policy advice that he […]

How strong families help the economy

| August 13, 2014

The government will never provide for you as well as a stable two-parent family will. That’s the summary of the Heritage Foundation’s first annual report on America’s societal and economic trends, released Wednesday. The 2014 Index of Culture and Opportunity states that while abortion and violent crime are on the decline, the marriage rate is […]

10 Things Millennials Won’t Spend Money On

| July 18, 2014

Late marriages, no children — that’s the penchant of the “millennials” demographic. TIME MAGAZINE reports: “Many aren’t planning on having kids. In a 2012 study, fewer than half of millennials (42%) said they planned to have children. That’s down from 78% 20 years ago.” Prudence in planning for the future is wise, but we must […]

Marketplace Womanhood: Dumping Debt

| March 9, 2014

If you’re in debt, here’s the good news: All the debt you’ve ever accumulated, you accumulated in the past. Even if you put a $500 purse on a credit card this morning, that mistake is in your past. All you have now is your present and your future. If you’re tired of debt, there’s no […]

Why I hated College

| March 5, 2014

Another great piece on the reality of college. For alternative ideas about higher education, The Family Economics Conference hosted by Generations With Vision has covered that topic with panel discussions by Fathers and Sons who have proven there is no need for college. Mature, capable, financially stable and ready to marry before most are out […]

How Loving Your Husband Makes Him A Better Leader

| February 19, 2014

From Inc.com, comes a piece about the effectiveness of good loving relationships at home, on performance, leadership skills, and business to business relations of your man. How to Conquer the Need to Be Loved When I wrote an article recently touching on the potentially destructive nature of needing to be liked, I knew from my own […]

Hope for the Proverbs 31 Business Woman

| February 16, 2014

Support Glory of Africa There is a lot of concern about the future in American, especially for the sake of future generations. For all the difficulties our culture presents us it seems impossible to fathom accomplishing all that goes into building a solid viable family structure that will allow us to influence and disciple the […]

Kevin Swanson: Faith, Family, and Freedom Are Languishing

| February 13, 2014

Church attendance has dropped 55% since the Silent Generation, with only 18% of the Millennial Generation in church.* Young men and women are saturated in secular education, pop culture, online pornography, and a myriad of other harmful influences. According to CovenantEyes.com, 80% of young men are addicted to pornography. Birth implosions and illegitimacy are the rule of the day, and faithful marriages […]

Comparable Worth

| February 8, 2014

Should a truck driver earn more than a telephone operator, or an engineer more than a librarian? Questions like these are largely resolved in the labor market by the forces of supply and demand. Proponents of comparable worth, however, challenge the resulting pattern of wages by arguing that occupations dominated by female workers are paid […]

Entrepreneurship Helps Hatian Women Keep Their Children

| February 7, 2014

Where charity failed and hurt the Haitian economy entrepreneurial vision made way for hope to become reality. Haitian women rebuild their lives by embracing  and capitalizing on the pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness. Shelley Clay founded Papillon Enterprise in 2008 after quickly surmising the worth for Haitians of business startups versus charity handouts. Shelley […]

Join us for the ‘February is Red’ Pinterest Promotion & Marketplace Launch

| February 3, 2014

‘February Is Red’. Click to see… Did you know that LAF/Beautiful Womanhood is on Pinterest? We are. We’ve been building boards that will bring you vision, inspiration, good deals, resources and business opportunity that fits with your life and style. Some people tweet, some are facebookers, and some love to pin. We hope we’ve captured your […]

So, You Lost Your Job – The Lord Is Your Keeper

| February 1, 2014

Trust is one of the biggest struggles all women face. Trusting ourselves is easy but trusting ourselves to another is a whole different story. The constant stream of “what ifs” that flood our minds is proof enough. And then there are the tough times. Job loss does come and all our fears are compounded by […]