Helping women gain confidence
when dealing with money

The Fourth of July is one of our favorite holidays here at GoGirl, mostly because it’s all about independence. And whether it be our independence as a country — or just as an individual — we need to celebrate. One of the best ways to do so is by taking control of your personal finances. […]

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One of the trickiest career milestones to navigate is quitting your job. It can be awkward for employee and employer. But even if you have another job lined up and are counting down the seconds until you can book it out the door, you need to tread carefully. Your professional reputation is valuable and it’s important […]

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Paying back your student loans is a long, arduous process. It can be frustrating to still pay for something that you completed so long ago, especially when it seems tough to make any progress. Trust me, I know. Luckily, there are a few hassle free ways to earn more and pay back your student loans. […]

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10+ Websites to Save You Money on Travel

by Katharine Paljug June 30, 2015

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Planning a vacation this summer? Before you book anything, take some time to make sure you’re getting the best deal possible on your travel! We’ve rounded up our 13 favorite websites to help you save money while traveling in style. Airfare Skyscanner lets you look at hundreds of airlines and thousands of flights all at […]

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How To Throw a Summer Party on a Budget

by Sarah Chang June 29, 2015

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Summer is officially here as of June 21. It’s time to fire up the grill and soak up sun, suds and fun on the deck or patio! Of course, entertaining can be stressful for some — especially if you’re on a budget. From sides to salads, getting it all together is overwhelming. But now’s not […]

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Nine Ideas For a Fun, Budget-Friendly Staycation

by Melanie Lockert June 26, 2015

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Summer is a great time to get away, soak up the sun and enjoy life. But sometimes life makes vacationing difficult. Not only that, but between flights, hotels, restaurants, and transportation trip expenses can add up quickly. Luckily, there’s an alternative to pricey vacations — and if done right, they can be just as fun. […]

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These New Apps Will Make It Easier To Buy From Brands That Support Women

by Sabrina Rojas Weiss June 25, 2015

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People go out of their way to buy cruelty-free skin products, fair-trade coffee, and free-range chicken. It’s not such a leap to assume they’re also ready and willing to choose businesses based on how they support women. If only they knew which businesses those were. That’s the idea behind two projects getting off the ground […]

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Five Ways To Eat Clean on a Small Budget

by Meredith Lepore June 25, 2015

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If you’re anything like me you’ll blame your lack of buying vegetables and other healthy foods on the fact that it costs a lot to eat really well. There’s a reason Whole Foods is nicknamed Whole Paycheck, after all. But according to celebrity trainer Joey Thurman — a nutrition expert and creator of The Lifestyle […]

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The Top Seven Retirement Myths

by Lisa Hay June 24, 2015

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Most people believe that they’re on the right track with their personal finances and retirement planning. But often, they don’t know what they don’t know. Misconceptions can negatively impact how you prepare and save for the future and blind spots can undermine your financial security. When working with clients, I encounter the same misconceptions on […]

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Four Tips to Avoid Lifestyle Inflation

by Kali Hawlk June 23, 2015

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For most of us, it’s tough not to spend extra money when we get it. Maybe you switched jobs and got a significant raise, or enjoyed a nice year-end bonus last winter. You decided you could finally afford a nicer car, even though your current car worked just fine. Or you treated yourself to a […]

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Eight Wedding Gift Hacks (So You Don’t Go Broke This Season)

by Meredith Lepore June 22, 2015

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We’ve all been there. It’s thrilling to hear a good friend announce her engagement. Then the invites the the shower, bachelorette, and destination wedding start rolling in. And all you see are dollar signs. It’s true, weddings have become atrociously expensive. In fact, a survey from American Express found the cost to attend a wedding has increased over […]

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Five Fresh Ways to Save Money

by Kali Hawlk June 19, 2015

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Finding costs to cut in an effort to boost your savings isn’t always easy. Let’s be honest: constantly looking for new ways to save money gets old after a while. Thankfully, we’ve got five fresh ways to save money this month that will leave you feeling inspired and excited about the cash you can put […]

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Seven Summer Fashion Trends You Can Pull Off On Any Budget

by Meredith Lepore June 18, 2015

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Summer is so close you can almost smell it. This is the time of year when we’re all craving a wardrobe update, whatever your budget. Of course, you don’t want to blow everything on summer clothing — especially when some of these looks will only be chic for three months. Lucky for you, we’ve done […]

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How Americans Feel About Finding Balance

by Erika Torres June 17, 2015

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Do you ever feel like you’re just running the rat race, trying to make it to the end of day, and not truly living? You are not alone. 65% of Americans say they feel stressed to their limits, and one in three Americans cite income loss and increased amounts of personal debt as the cause […]

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Five Good Reasons Not to Go Freelance

by Katharine Paljug June 16, 2015

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Are you trying to decide if a freelance career is right for you? Maybe you’ve seen this article making the rounds on Facebook. Maybe you read recently that more than 53 million Americans are now working freelance. Or maybe you’ve seen other articles here offering great advice on how to know if you’re ready to […]

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Seven Proven Ways to Be Happier at Work (Starting Today!)

by Melody Wilding June 15, 2015

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Are you happy at work? If someone asked you this question, what would first come to your mind? Maybe you’d evaluate your job satisfaction with the type of work you’re doing — does it fit your skill set and challenge you? Others may equate career happiness to compensation or the prestige of a particular employer. […]

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Seven Productivity Hacks That Will Change the Way You Work

by Meredith Lepore June 12, 2015

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It can be tough to get anything done in the summer. The weather is incredible, everyone seems to be taking a vacation, and it’s hard not to yearn for those days when we all had seven weeks off. Unfortunately, you — like the rest of us — still have commitments, jobs, and families to answer […]

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Nine Summer Budget Beauty Finds for Under $15

by Meredith Lepore June 11, 2015

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Summer is all about looking chic. Right? You probably just rolled your eyes. It’s pretty tough to look good when you have to deal with high temperatures, sudden rainstorms, and horrible humidity. Products can help — but you probably don’t want to spend a fortune on items you’ll only use for a few months. We’ll, […]

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