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A virtual piggy bank for your kids

Posted on December 5th, 2013 by Amber De Angelis in Internet Resources

There are plenty of products out there that can help with reaching your goals. But what about for kids and teens?

Introducing Oink.

Oink aims to teach kids and teens how to spend wisely and save money all within a safe environment. Founded in 2008 as Virtual Piggy, the company recently re-branded itself as Oink and rolled a new suite of products to expand services and attract teens along with their parents.

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Women in Leadership

Posted on December 4th, 2013 by Amber De Angelis in Kirstein Business Library, New Books, Programs

Hey Ladies (Gents too)!

Looking to learn a little more about gender in the workplace? We’ve got you covered.  This months’ book display is Women in Leadership. Titles in this display range from analysis of the current global corporate structure to guides on how to break the glass ceiling.  Stop by and check them out.

Vicki Donlan

If you are looking for an opportunity to network, swing by our author talk on December 10 at 6pm.  Vicki Donlan author of Her Turn: Why It’s Time for Women To Lead in America will be speaking about the challenges and emerging roles for female leaders in a variety of fields.

Lastly, if you’re just looking to get ahead at work, we have other events coming up that can help anyone get an edge.

We hope to see you soon!

Cheers!

Check out The Haymarket Project!

Posted on November 26th, 2013 by Amber De Angelis in Internet Resources
Courtesy of The Haymarket Project

Courtesy of The Haymarket Project

For many of us, the trip to Haymarket is part of our Friday or Saturday routines. As we browse the stands for ingredients, we are likely to see familiar faces–of vendors and of other customers. Even though Haymarket is a staple for many in Boston, some may not know the history.

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Replace all your cards…with a Coin!

Posted on November 25th, 2013 by Amber De Angelis in Kirstein Business Library

How many credit, debit, and membership cards do you have in your wallet? Probably more than you care to admit or even remember.

Coin aims to help you consolidate your cards on one device, slimming your wallet and maybe eliminating some back pain. Coin has yet to hit the market, but pre-orders skyrocketed, thanks to a brilliant marketing plan.

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The power of LinkedIn’s groups

Posted on November 19th, 2013 by Amber De Angelis in Internet Resources, Kirstein Business Library

LinkedIn is a popular resource for job hunters, entrepreneurs, and professionals to exchange ideas and find each other.  One of the best places to do both is by using LinkedIn’s groups. You can find lots of great information and resources and you don’t even need a premium account to take advantage.  All you need is some thoughtful research.

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