July: Turning Your Obstacles into Economic Independence

Joi Gordon

It can be tough to figure out what to do with your money once you’re making money—and even tougher to figure out what to do with your money when you’re not making any.  Regardless of the situation, Dress for Success knows that economic independence is definitely on your horizon, but let’s be honest, it may take some hard work. So this … [Continue reading]

Liz Goldwyn: How the Risk-Taking Hollywood Royal Achieved Success on Her Own Terms

Liz Goldwyn - Vintage Vangaurd

If you run into her on the Hollywood scene, she’ll tell you she’s a renaissance woman. A writer, artist, director and fashion savant, Liz Goldwyn always likes to leave room for growth.  And growing is something that she’s done quite a lot of in her lifetime.  Born into Hollywood royalty, Liz’s grandfather is film pioneer Samuel Goldwyn. … [Continue reading]

The Most Important Lessons to Teach Your Child About Money!

Teach Children Financial Responsibility

Financial Advice By: Carmen Wong Ulrich Q: My daughter is still quite young, but I want to make sure that when she’s older and ready to go off on her own that I will be able to send her off with a positive start to her financial future, so that she can be as independent as possible and can avoid some of the mistakes that I made.  What do you … [Continue reading]

Boost Your Productivity While on Your Lunch Break!

Lunch Break

It’s 12:45 p.m. and you’ve worn out the refresh button on your email. It’s probably time to take a lunch break! Though most of us find time to scrounge up a sandwich and a cup of coffee in our allotted hour, we often spend the rest of the day waiting for the caffeine to kick in before we see 5 p.m. roll around, but with these handy tips … [Continue reading]

Alexa Von Tobel’s “Financially Fearless”

Financially Fearless

Let’s be honest.  We’ve all had a time when we’ve been guilty of trying to “keep up with the Jones.” And if you find that competing with Ms. Jones is more than just rare occasion, we have just what the doctor ordered—or in this case, just what the financial planner ordered! Financial planning is one of those concepts that we sometimes … [Continue reading]

Free Yourself from the Gossip Circle!

Alexa Fischer - Gossip is Toxic

As you know, this month on the Dress for Success Blog we are highlighting independent women and giving you the tools to achieve independence in your own life.  One step in that process is freeing ourselves from the bad habits that we indulge in day … [Continue reading]

Dear DFS: How Do I Craft an Elevator Speech?

Kim Todd DFS Boston

Dear DFS: I’ve been unemployed for two years now, so I’ve recently decided to try career counseling in hopes of revamping my job search. Everyone I’ve talked to keeps telling me that I need a great elevator pitch to step up my networking … [Continue reading]

Quick Fashion Fixes for Women on the Go!

Quick Fashion Fix!

Some days you can do everything right—you got up and actually got out of bed to the first alarm, beat the traffic, and prepped for your morning meeting.  Oh, and did we mention you’re wearing the perfect outfit? But somehow you did not foresee … [Continue reading]

June: Courting a New Career

Joi Gordon

Spring is a time for new beginnings, but sometimes you don’t know how to take that first step to create the change in your life that you really want.  That’s why we have dedicated the month of June on the Dress for Success Blog to “courting a … [Continue reading]