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Personal Finance and Business

Finding a job is like running a marathon

February 14, 2019

By WFA Staffing Group We received a call last week from a great candidate, Jim, who had just completed an interview. The candidate said it went great and he expected a job offer. Sounds great, we thought. So, we called the client and asked how it went. The client said great and they would be… [Read More]

Reflecting on firm roots in Black History

February 7, 2019

This Black History Month lands on the cusp of Hupy and Abraham’s 50th anniversary. This event allows for a moment to reflect on important black history is to this country, state and the city of Milwaukee. Hupy and Abraham, S.C., the law firm, has existed with this name since 2006, but the roots of this… [Read More]

Authenticity- be yourself !

January 24, 2019

By: WFA Staffing Authenticity is important. Authenticity in interviews is very important. What is authenticity? How can we be authentic in interviews? It is actually quite easy to define. We define interview authenticity as you being you in the interview. You are who you are. You have hair of a certain color; you are so… [Read More]

Ten networking tips to help you make a great first impression

January 24, 2019

Having the right professional contacts can help you expand your business and open the door to new opportunities. One of the best ways to meet those contacts is by attending networking events. Whether you’re at an industry-specific conference or a general entrepreneur meetup, you’re sure to connect with people who can help you grow. The… [Read More]

Don’t break the bank with your holiday spending

November 22, 2018

The holiday season is supposed to be a joyful time, but shopping for gifts and decorations can cause unnecessary financial stress. However, with a good budget and thoughtful planning, your holidays can be a little less stressful. Use the tips and tools below to enjoy the season without letting holiday spending blow your budget. 1…. [Read More]

Should you rent or buy a home?

September 13, 2018

Homeownership was once the cornerstone of the American Dream, but times are changing. More U.S. households are renting today than at any point in the last 50 years, according to a Pew Research Center analysis. For many people, the comforts of home include a well-funded bank account — and in some circumstances, renting can be… [Read More]

Ten tips for making summer travel more affordable

July 12, 2018

It’s easy to get carried away when traveling, buying souvenirs, eating at restaurants and upgrading your flights and accommodations. But the last thing you want is to face a big bill when you get home. Summer travel Here are some tips for budgeting accordingly, no matter what type of vacation you’re planning. 1. Be realistic… [Read More]

Avoiding freelance financial pitfalls: Nine tips for side gig success

June 21, 2018

By: Jenny Knizner Working at Moonlighting, I not only get to help freelancers connect with employers and grow their businesses, I’ve lived moonlighting first-hand as I built my own freelance graphic design business. I’ve seen and experienced what our users encounter every day. And I’ve learned how to overcome some of the toughest obstacles facing… [Read More]

What you need to know when buying a home

May 10, 2018

Ready to become a homeowner? Buying a home may be the largest purchase you’ll ever make. Before you start house hunting, it’s important to understand how owning a home could impact your finances. Buying a home can be a smart choice for many people, but before you select a real estate agent, consider the following:… [Read More]

Boston Store sold to liquidators; all stores to close

April 19, 2018

A group of liquidators bought the assets of Bon-Ton Stores Inc., the parent company of Boston Store, in a bankruptcy auction, according to a company statement. Bon-Ton has headquarters in Milwaukee and York, Pennsylvania. Earlier this month, the company filed a notice with the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development indicating that 2,255 employees in the… [Read More]