Empower

Empower
Shapr

Shapr App Puts Professional Networking at Your Fingertips

Looking for a job, a business partner, a mentor, or someone to hire? A cross between Linked In and Tinder, Shapr makes it easier to connect to like-minded people near you!

Why It’s Important for Women to Own Their Money Identity

So, what does your Money Identity have to do with Paris? Well, understanding it will help you enjoy your expat life in Paris to the fullest. If you had to uproot your career to move to Paris, you have probably been wondering, "Now what?" What’s next for me in the City of Lights, money wise? Maybe you are living on your spouse’s income, or your savings, or some temporary jobs, but the point is most likely you are not on your “normal career track” at the moment.
Paris on a budget

Living the Ideal Lifestyle in Paris on a Budget

An American student gives her tips and tricks for living her ideal Francophile life to the fullest while navigating Paris on a budget.
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The First Step to Creating Your Own Website or Blog

Do you want to create your own website, or start a blog? Whether ou’re already up and online with your own website or blog, or you are just testing the waters Alannah Moore will introduce you to tools that will make your life easier, techniques that will make your website stand out and present you, or your business, to maximum advantage.
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How to House Swap Abroad with a Simple E-mail

I’ve always wanted my children to be more familiar with their American culture... So, I did what any red-blooded Pittsburgh-born mother of three Frenchies would do: I waged a year-long campaign with my husband to live in the U.S. for one year.
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Expat Life: Write Your Own Career Narrative Abroad

Tips on how to take charge of your own story and make the most of new opportunities for an exciting and fulfilling career abroad.
Elizabeth Milovidov. Photo © Alexis Duclos. All rights reserved.

6 Steps to Wean Your Children (and You) from Digital Toys after the Summer

Over summer your family probably spent more time connected than they usually spend during the school year. But there is no reason to panic or to feel guilty. You can transition back to school and back to work in a painless manner with a digital detox!
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5 Tips to Handle the Onslaught of Visitors to Paris

Every year, approximately 46 million visitors will walk the narrow cobblestone streets of Paris, and when you live in Paris, you sometimes feel like you are personally responsible for about half of them. That may be a slight exaggeration, but it is true that when you live in the City of Light, everyone you know will want to visit at some point, and you’ll find that once the spring season has begun, your spare couch will suddenly become the busiest hotel in the city.
getting divorced

Help! I’m Getting Divorced! What Do I Do About the Money?

Avoid financial woes after getting divorced with these helpful tips from Justine Trueman, a specialist on expat women and money issues.
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5 Essentials for Surviving a Hot Parisian Summer

With the Parisian summer finally here to stay, check out these top 5 products to keep you cool when the temperatures rise.