June 2017 Newsletter

Free Teleclass | Finding the Connection: Meaningful Interaction at Home & Work

Celeste HeadleeFinding the Connection: Meaningful Interaction at Home & Work
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
12:00-12:30 pm

Eventbrite - Finding the Connection: Meaningful Interaction at Home & Work (Free Teleclass with Celeste Headlee)

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Women in Retirement: Are You Part of the 60 Percent?

Lisa KottlerBy Lisa Kottler, Senior Vice President, Retirement Services, NFP

Last November, at the Texas Conference for Women, we surveyed attendees about their retirement savings and found that almost a whopping 60 percent weren’t socking away enough. In fact, many weren’t even sure if they were going in the right direction. One person responded, “I don’t know if I’m on track, and that’s the worst part.”   Read More

Life Lessons from NFL Official #53 (the Only One Who Wears Mascara)

Sarah ThomasMany female firsts are lifetime dreams come true. But some are more a matter of chance, the happenstance of finding something you’re good at when barriers are coming down.

The latter was the case for Sarah Thomas, the first woman to be an NFL official. “I was working as a paralegal when my older brother said one day that he was going to a football officials’ meeting,” she recalls. “I thought it could be a way to give back to organized sports—I’d played basketball in college—while earning some extra cash.”

Immediately, she was enthralled. “It’s actually funny, because as an athlete, I hated the officials and they hated me,” Thomas says. “But I fell in love with studying the rulebook. It’s fascinating.” Read More

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