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Real Life: My Husband Makes More Money

by Guest August 28, 2013

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Today , we’re featuring a guest post from our friends over at Learnvest. No matter how far removed an argument was from our finances, at the climax of each disagreement my husband would throw his breadwinner status in my face, as if to say I had no right to complain about anything. He was, after […]

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Real Life: How Living Together Ruined My Finances

by Guest August 19, 2013

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We’re featuring a guest post from our friends over at Learnvest about how moving in together can affect your finances. First off, let me say that I have no moral qualms about cohabiting: No “Why would he buy the cow …?” arguments here. In fact, I lived with my ex-boyfriend through most of my twenties […]

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Why You Didn’t Get the Job: Don’t Make These Interview Mistakes

by Guest July 5, 2013

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Today’s post comes from our friends over at LearnVest who provide us tips from hiring managers on why you didn’t get the job. We could all learn something from these mistakes.  “I’m sorry — we’ve actually made an offer to another candidate.” It’s a phrase any job hunter hates to hear, especially when the days […]

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Marriage and Money: Will You Marry Me–and My Finances?

by Guest June 26, 2013

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Here’s a guest post from our friends at Project Eve. What is marriage? After the honeymoon ends and reality sets in (and let’s be real, it always does eventually!), marriage is a business transaction. It should be approached with sobriety, or pain can result. This newsletter, written jointly with tax advisor and trusted colleague R. […]

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Can an Engagement Ring Impact Your Career?

by Guest June 21, 2013

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Here’s a guest post from our friends at Levo League. If you’re anything like me you probably have a few friends who just got engaged and you are already figuring out how you are going to make it to six weddings in three months time. Basically, rings have been on my mind–specifically, how rings impact […]

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How to Pay Your Student Loans with Everyday Spending

by Guest May 22, 2013

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If you’re like many college-educated women in their late twenties and thirties, you probably still have student loan debt to pay down. According to a recent Forbes article, student debt is only increasing, with the latest numbers showing that the average student graduates with $27,000 in student loans. That student loan debt may be having […]

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A Step-by-Step Guide for New Investors

by Guest May 13, 2013

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One of the biggest misconceptions people have about investing is that they have to know everything about the market before they begin. Truthfully, I can see where that feeling comes from. Investing terminology is not user-friendly, and the sheer number of accounts, investment types, and philosophies can be overwhelming. Don’t let analysis paralysis stop you […]

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Talking to Kids About Money: Real Parents Dish

by Guest April 15, 2013

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Check out what our friends at LearnVest are saying about talking to kids about money. Television. School. Osmosis. These are just a few of the ways that many parents would prefer that their children learn about finances—as long as they don’t have to bring up the sticky subject themselves. In fact, according to a study conducted by […]

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The Yahoo! Debate: Working from Home is the Way Forward

by Guest April 13, 2013

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When Web giant Yahoo! sent out a memo to all employees banning them from working from home as part of a new policy, a few eyebrows were raised. It wasn’t just remote working employees themselves that were irked by this; other big names in the business were quick to voice their surprise. Notably, Richard Branson, owner of Virgin, said […]

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10 Creative Places to Find a Job

by Guest February 1, 2013

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This article comes to you from our friends at LearnVest. When job hunting is your full-time job, you’ve got to do everything in your power to get an interview. That means using your open-ended days to exhaust all of your resources. Get out of your job-hunting rut and find more opportunities by tapping into these […]

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Understand the FAFSA: Improve Your Child’s Chance of Getting Financial Aid for College

by Guest January 30, 2013

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Today’s post comes from the Aristotle Foundation and gives tips on how to understand the FAFSA and improve your child’s change of getting financial aid for college. You can improve your child’s chance of getting financial aid for college by understanding the Expected Family Contribution. The Expected Family Contribution, or EFC, is a number that […]

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10 Things Moms Can Do to Help Their Finances

by Guest January 14, 2013

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This post comes from our friends at LearnVest. The new year is a time to conquer any traces of “put-off-ability” because the longer you put things off, the more you’ll continue to put them off. Admittedly, some of the tasks that get pushed back the longest are the ones that can help your financial life. […]

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Personal Finance and New Year’s Resolutions: How to Achieve Financial Goals

by Guest December 26, 2012

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One of the top New Year’s resolutions is how to achieve your financial goals. Perhaps this is the year you decide to get out of debt, go back to school, stick to a budget, or save up for that dream vacation. Many New Year’s resolutions revolve around personal finances. With 2013 right around the corner, […]

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Fashion on a Budget: What to Wear to a Holiday Party

by Guest December 14, 2012

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Who doesn’t want high-quality fashion on a budget? Looking for some budget-friendly ideas for a stylish holiday? With the seasonal parties just around the corner, GoGirl Finance has some tips for your holiday fashion on a budget. Don’t know what to wear to your office party or a friend’s cocktail soiree? It’s tempting to throw […]

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What You Need to Know About Dividing Assets and Debt in a Divorce

by Guest September 20, 2012

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Here’s a post from our friends over at LearnVest. Divorce laws differ from state to state, and so the simple truth is this: Where you live impacts how assets and debts will be divided in your divorce case. So, in addition to recognizing the difference between separate and marital property, you also must understand the laws that govern your […]

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Secrets That Will Increase Your Income

by Guest January 18, 2012

Secrets That Will Increase Your Income

Unfortunately for many new graduates in this economy, the chance of landing a solid, well-paying, 9-5 job is a fantasy. More likely than not, if you’re a 22-year-old like me–unless you’re lucky enough to work somewhere that doles out bonuses or overtime–your salary just isn’t cutting it. Take my situation for example: I work full-time […]

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How Do I Find a Flexible Work Opportunity?

by Guest January 11, 2012

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Ask Mom Corps NYC President Stephanie Harbour about how to empower women, and she will speak passionately about why we need better options that allow women to advance their careers while balancing their personal commitments. That’s why Stephanie is in the business of creating these very options–specifically, work options that fall outside of the traditional, […]

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Confessions of a Fashionista: Where I Find Fashion For Less

by Guest January 9, 2012

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You know the women on The Real Housewives who simply waltz into Dior and emerge carrying four gigantic shopping bags without batting an eyelash? Well that’s not me. And in this recession it’s likely not you either. We all know far too well that in this economic environment, our fashion sense should take a backseat […]

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