Holiday Shopping? Shop Local.

As soon as we started packing up our witch hats and cat ears the night of October 31st . . .  we knew it was coming.  Holiday ๐ŸŽ Shopping ๐ŸŽ  Season๐ŸŽ.  Itโ€™s here. We spoke to three members of The Pledgettes community who run local businesses about...

Redefining Networking for Women

Redefining Networking for Women

A Pledgettes posted this article, To Land Top Jobs, Women Need Different Types of Networks than Men, in our community last week and it resonated with many people, including me. I remember in my twenties, my (male) coworkers frequently golfed together. I was on the...

Exploring Labor Day

Exploring Labor Day

On this Labor Day, let's talk turkey. While the holiday has come to signify the "end of summer," it's origination was "an annual celebration of the social and economic achievements of American workers." (Department of Labor) Let's look at how we're doing on that...

Women’s Equality: The Best Book Still Being Written

Women’s Equality: The Best Book Still Being Written

Jenn Uhen's, Pledgettes Founder, Reflections of the Past and Desires for the Future Today is Women's Equality Day. A day that was chosen to celebrate the passing of the 19th Amendment, or Women's Right to Vote. This is also The Pledgettes' anniversary (a very...

Stop Trying to Be “Self-Made”

The Self-Made Man is a fallacy.  Anyone claiming to be self-made is hiding a whole heck of a lot of people in their shadows.  I proudly identify as a Community-Made Women and want to celebrate all those that have helped me on this journey.  So enjoy...

5 Hot Tips to Start Out Housesitting

5 Hot Tips to Start Out Housesitting

These tips are shared by Pledgettes member, Sarah Moe In June, The Pledgettes hosting a Money Talks panel about Travel. Sarah Moe joined the panel to share her housesitting experience. Sarah leveraged housesitting to reducing her largest expense (housing) while...

What’s Up with The Child Tax Credits?

What’s Up with The Child Tax Credits?

Guest Blog by Amy Iannone of Pro Books and Taxes There was so good chatter in our community today about the Child Tax Credits that are hitting bank accounts. Thankfully, we have some smart professionals in our community willing to share their knowledge. Amy Iannone of...