Brette Sember is a former attorney and author of more than 40 books, including "The Divorce Organizer & Planner," "The Complete Divorce," and "How to Parent with Your Ex." She writes often about law, parenting, food, travel, health and more. Brette also writes for AvvoStories, brought to you by Avvo, the leading online legal marketplace connecting consumers and lawyers. Avvo’s free Q&A forum with more than 9 million questions and answers, along with on-demand legal services that provide professional counsel for a fixed cost, make legal faster and easier.
“This is a man’s, a man’s, a man’s world,” sang soul musician James Brown in 1966. This observation is still disturbingly relevant today—especially through an economic lens. To help reverse traditional “androcentric” (or, male-centered) policies, today there are programs that encourage women-owned businesses. Namely, the U.S. Federal Government has levied certain opportunities for female entrepreneurs....
September 20, 2016
You’ve invested a lot of effort, time, and money to start your small business and keep it running. So it’s understandably difficult to make the decision to close your business. But there are any number of valid reasons for making that tough call: You’ve failed to meet revenue projections for several years in a row...
July 10, 2016