Working Woman Report News Brief (3/17/14)

IN HONOR OF WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, BARCLAYCARD US, HAS LAUNCHED THE BE YOUR POSSIBLE CAMPAIGN, DESIGNED TO PROMOTE INCREASED FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR WOMEN. THE COMPANY FACEBOOK PAGE (FACEBOOK.COM/BARCLAYCARDUS) IS SERVING AS THE HUB FOR THE FOUR-WEEK CAMPAIGN, WHICH IS FOCUSING ON DIFFERENT WEEKLY THEMES SUCH AS BEING YOUR OWN BOSS (SMALL BUSINESS); EMPOWERING YOURSELF (EDUCATION/CAREER) AND INVESTING IN YOUR FUTURE(INVESTING/SAVINGS). THERE’S EVEN A FACEBOOK CONTEST TO WIN 10,000 BUCKS TO HELP WOMEN REACH THEIR FINANCIAL GOALS.

TWO WOMEN HAVE CREATED A COMPANY WITH THE HOPES OF TAKING THE MYSTERY OUT OF ALL THINGS MECHANICAL,.“SEE JANE DRILL” IS A NEW ONLINE RESOURCE TO PROVIDE HELP FOR MANY DO IT YOURSELFERS WHO ARE JUST STARTING OUT. THE WEBSITE INCLUDES WRITTEN INSTRUCTIONS, VIDEOS AND ARTICLES. IT ALSO PROVIDES STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO USE TOOLS, HOW TO TAKE MEASUREMENTS, EVEN HOW TO SELECT THE CORRECT MATERIALS FOR YOUR PROJECT.

AND A YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR BASED OUT OF MASSACHUSETTS HAS DEVELOPED A CREATIVE WAY TO SUPPORT THE LOCAL DINING SCENE. JESSICA BRAND’S COMPANY “DINNER DEALER” OFFERS A DISCOUNT DECK OF 52 COUPON CARDS WHICH CAN BE USED AT LOCAL RESTAURANTS. THE GRAPIC ARTIST HOPES THE CARDS WILL INCREASE FOOT TRAFFIC IN THE LOCAL DINING SCENE. FOR MORE ON THESE STORIES AND MUCH MORE SIMPLY HEAD TO OUR WEBSITE WWW.WORKINGWOMANREPORT.COM

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