“I need to see your receipts for everything!” Breaking Free from Financial Abuse

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“I need to see your receipts for everything!” Breaking Free from Financial Abuse

Tuesday, January 16, 2024

By Fabiola Zdrubecky, YWCA Financial Wellness Manager Tracking your expenses is one of the ways you can have control of your money. As a financial educator, I tell my students that a budget is one of the most efficient tools for money management. You can control your money, allocate it efficiently, and reach your financial… Continue Reading “I need to see your receipts for everything!” Breaking Free from Financial Abuse

MUST READ Books to Improve Financial Wellness

Tuesday, January 9, 2024

January is Financial Wellness Month —a time to reflect, reset, and revive your financial goals! The YW Financial Empowerment Center is your go-to source for insightful tips, must-read books/podcasts, and valuable resources throughout the month. Here’s a list of books you can read to improve your financial wellness this month! 1) Fearless Finances by cassandra… Continue Reading MUST READ Books to Improve Financial Wellness

Why we do the annual Swim Marathon

Thursday, January 4, 2024

By Pete Caragher, Aquatics Director and Flying Fish Head Coach   Want to support the Swim Marathon? Click here.  The annual swim marathon is an important event for the YWCA Flying Fish swim team for many reasons. The marathon raises funds for YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s programs that support our mission to empower women and eliminate… Continue Reading Why we do the annual Swim Marathon

2019 swim marathon photo

The swim marathon makes me cry

Thursday, January 4, 2024

by Nancy Anderson, Flying Fish Coach I read somewhere that you should pay attention to the things that make you cry – the things that unexpectedly give you a lump in your throat – because they tell you something about yourself and what makes you tick. For me, many such moments have occurred on the… Continue Reading The swim marathon makes me cry