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when dealing with money

The art of negotiation has become a pretty controversial topic– so much so that in some organizations, salary negotiation is banned.  Yet is negotiation always something that ends negatively for women?  Is negotiation a skill that isn’t needed once a new job is landed?  And are all negotiation skills the same?  While some styles of […]

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Did you feel a little overwhelmed when it was time for you to prepare your taxes? It can be a little daunting to sift through all the financial paperwork you need in order to file your return. Take this year’s tax season as an opportunity to make a positive change in your home and get […]

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We all have our excuses for why we can’t do this or that. When it comes to good money management habits, those excuses for why we’re not doing what we know we should with our finances can become endless. It’s an issue Millennial women in particular need to get under control. We’re behind Gen Y […]

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Tell Us About Yourself: Take The Women & Money Poll

by GoGirl Staff April 23, 2015

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The financial industry wants to hear from you, and this is your chance to tell them what you actually want and need. If you’re tired of being stereotyped (you’re more than just a student, a mom, a millennial, you’re so much more!), tell us who you really are. We’ll publish the results, along with expert […]

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#EarthDay: 22 Ways to Go Green and Save Money

by Christine Nguyen April 22, 2015

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Many people think living an eco-friendly lifestyle means having to spend more, but organic produce, hybrid cars, and energy-efficient light bulbs are just one part of the equation. There are many simple changes you can make that will help protect the planet and can save you money too. Here are 22 “little acts of green” you […]

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How to Create a Wedding Budget

by Katharine Paljug April 21, 2015

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It can be difficult to plan a wedding when you and your partner have different ideas about how much money to spend and where to spend it. No matter how big or small your event, trying to plan for every expense and stay on budget can be incredibly stressful. Should you spend more on location […]

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5 Ways to Gain an Extra Hour a Day

by Kali Hawlk April 20, 2015

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As a busy young professional, how often have you wished there were more hours in a day? If your to-do list seems to grow longer and longer every day, it’s time to take a deep breath and a step back. Feeling perpetually behind, frazzled, and short on time is no way to continue working (or […]

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Four Actions I Took to Finally Follow My Dream

by Carrie Smith April 17, 2015

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After 10 years of working at my accounting job, I finally walked out the door for the last time. Like many people who are dedicated to their employers, it took several years to finally work up the courage to 1) admit that I wanted to quit (leaving a secure paycheck is tough) and 2) tell […]

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Join us for a #NewlywedFinances Twitter chat!

by Jessica Jones April 16, 2015

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Calling all newlyweds! Recently (or about to) walk down the aisle? Dread having the money talk with your spouse and could use some tips on how to have the money talk? Join us as we discuss newlywed finances with expert (and newlywed) Ashley Feinstein at our #NewlywedMoney chat on April 23 at 8:30 pm ET. Ashley Feinstein founded Knowing Your Worth where she works […]

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What Not To Do After A Performance Review

by Elana Konstant April 15, 2015

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Most employees and their managers would agree that the best part of a performance review is when it’s over. In reality, that is precisely when the hard work actually begins. Whether you aced your last performance review or were given a litany of complaints about your failings, the most important thing you can do now […]

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How to Avoid These Three Major Negotiation Mistakes #EqualPayDay

by Melody Wilding April 14, 2015

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Whether you’re new to job-hunting or a seasoned pro in your field, negotiation can feel stressful and uncomfortable for just about everyone. Asking for what you deserve and asserting yourself in the workplace is challenging enough to begin with. Add the hot-button issue of money into the mix and the stakes are raised even higher. […]

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Why Asking For a Raise Is Your Best Investment

by Kali Hawlk April 14, 2015

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When you think about what it means to make good investments, your mind probably turns to things like the stock market, retirement portfolios, and financial advisors. But there’s a key idea (that doesn’t require any money from you!) that you’ve probably overlooked, and it can have a profound effect on your financial future: Asking for […]

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How to Quit Your Job With Class

by Kali Hawlk April 14, 2015

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We all experience changes throughout our personal and professional lives. Change is a good thing — it indicates we’re off on the next big adventure. But changes can negatively affect those we leave behind. When it comes to your career and it’s time to leave one job for the next, you need to avoid burning […]

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Five Reasons to Quit Your Job

by Taylor Gordon April 10, 2015

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There comes a time in every employee’s life when just the thought of waking up for one more day of your job is just too… paralyzing. Especially if you know your skills can find you better work. You may consider sticking it out, however, you still get this overwhelming pit of dread that starts growing […]

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What to Do if Your Boss Is a Bully

by Kali Hawlk April 9, 2015

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Have you ever left work feeling miserable because of the behavior of another person in your office? Has another individual been cruel, exploitative, or demeaning? You may be a victim of workplace bullying. If so, you’re not alone. Recent studies indicate that an estimated 54 million Americans have been bullied at some point in their […]

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How To Prep For Your Performance Review

by Elana Konstant April 8, 2015

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You always remember the first time your boss calls you into his office. I was 17 and had been working in sales part-time for a bottled water company. My boss called me into his office to discuss “how the job was going.” I probably held my breath the whole time and still do whenever a […]

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9 Things You Should Do Before Your Interview

by Kali Hawlk April 7, 2015

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You wrote the perfect resume for your dream job. You applied for positions where you knew you would excel. Then you get that call you kept your fingers crossed for: your application made it past the initial screening process and a potential employer wants to schedule an interview with you! It’s thrilling to receive a […]

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How to Be Happier at Work

by Kali Hawlk April 6, 2015

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It’s rare to find someone who loves their job and what they do today. Data released in 2013 by Gallup revealed that only 13% of workers feel engaged in their positions and emotionally invested in helping their companies grow. Meanwhile, 63% of workers are not engaged and 24% are “actively disengaged” (read: hate their jobs). […]

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