Stories of Hope: Turning our family’s life around during financial crisis

Stories of Hope: Turning our family’s life around during financial crisis

I am Cecilia Miskic (standing on the right front side of the photo) from Hayward, California.  My husband and I have been blessed with a 20-year marriage and have four healthy children.  We blended my general contracting business and my husband’s construction business, and in our first 10 years we experienced great success.   Then like…
Stories of Hope: I Quit My Membership in the Daily Ibuprofen Club

Stories of Hope: I Quit My Membership in the Daily Ibuprofen Club

It was during a daily commute while listening to the local Catholic radio show (The Catholic Business Hour) that I heard an ad that caught my ear.  I was kind of looking for something else to do that didn’t involve working for someone else.  I was also looking for “something” that would provide a more…
I’ve gained hope, health and financial stability

I’ve gained hope, health and financial stability

About 13 years ago, I was facing a tough situation.  For the previous 20 years, as a single parent raising three children, I had been working full time as a hair-dresser. It was a great career for me.  But now it was coming to an end.  My health was slowly declining. I could no longer…
CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: MARY PETERS, Learn how an urgent need spawns an unexpected new career from home

CATHOLIC BUSINESS PROFILE: MARY PETERS, Learn how an urgent need spawns an unexpected new career from home

The following exclusive Catholic Business Journal (CBJ) interview with Mary Peters, a Midwest former nurse and mother of nine, reveals not only her passion for the home-based business she started 15 years ago, but also an inside look at habits that have helped her succeed; insights that may inspire others to consider following her example,…