Money. Career. Motherhood. That combination may bring up a whole bunch of thoughts and emotions. Each week, join host Janice Scholl as she has candid conversations designed to help moms challenge beliefs about money and motherhood, make smart family financial decisions and prepare children to become financially independent adults.
Career Break Success Story: Kathryn Wepfer
A family-driven career break can be the start of your next big thing. That was certainly the case for my guest on this week’s Money, Career & Motherhood podcast. Listen to my conversation with Karen Wepfer as we discuss her exit from corporate after her second child was born, what she felt she was lacking at work when she decided to leave, and how she's used her time out of the workforce to launch a new product business dedicated to helping working moms.
7 Questions to ask before taking a career break for family reasons
Can’t decide if you should take a career break to stay home with your kids? You’re not alone. So many moms spend months, or even years, trying to decide if it’s the right thing to do. Maybe you’ve written a pros and cons list, talked endlessly to your spouse, and looked at your family budget, but it still doesn’t feel like you’re any closer to a decision. This episode covers 7 questions to ask yourself before deciding to take a career break for family reasons.
Are you a working mother who's on or considering a career break?
So many mothers are taking career breaks, but is one right for you? The reasons a mother decides to take a career break are deeply personal and the outcome profoundly impactful to her and family.
This season on the Money, Career & Motherhood podcast we're focusing specifically on motherhood-related career breaks.
If you're a mother who's currently on a career break or is considering one, this season is for you.
Planning an Active Summer for Your Kids Without Breaking the Bank
How do you keep your kids busy all summer without breaking the bank? This week I walk through our kid-centered summer planning process that helps us minimize boredom and spending while maximizing kid and parent satisfaction! In this episode you’ll learn how to get your kids involved in the summer planning process, how to avoid hearing “I’m bored, what should I do?” all summer, how to minimize surprise expenses to entertain the kids, and much more.
Filling in the Gaps of Traditional Childcare with Flexible Care co-founder Priya Amin
Priya Amin is the co-founder of an innovative virtual childcare company called Flexible Care. She left a thriving career for a family-driven career break and has since dedicated her career to being part of the solution for working parents by founding Flexible Care. In this episode, Priya and I discuss the challenges working parents’ face, the evolution of Flexible Care as she and her co-founder try to navigate the needs of parents, as well as the challenges she faced in funding the business’ growth.
Moving Past Your Family Money History with Michelle Arpin Begina
According to Michelle Arpin Begina, there’s a very big difference between income and wealth. Too often families are caught up in a spending pattern to create an illusion of wealth, when in fact they’re struggling financially. In this week’s episode, I talk with Michelle about the relationship she developed with money as a child through her family experiences, what change you need to improve your financial situation, and how to use your life’s successes unrelated to money to meet your financial goals
I enjoy listening to Janice’s podcasts because they cover a wide variety of topics in finance and families. I always learn something new, even on topics with which I am familiar. I love her conversational style and authenticity.
You can thrive!
Janice brings positivity and encouragement to moms helping them navigate money in their home. She will help you thrive. If you are thinking about retuning to the workplace this is the podcast for you.
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I absolutely love this podcast. Janice does an excellent job of covering a variety of topics. This podcast is a go-to for women managing personal and professional life while seeking financial empowerment. It is so good!