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Four Surprising Ways to Save Money

by Kali Hawlk May 5, 2015

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We all want to save more money, but finding the inspiration to spend less and keep more — and staying motivated to keep up good habits over time — can be a challenge. But the more you save, the closer you’ll be to achieving your biggest financial goals (those surf lessons could be closer than […]

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Five Tips For a Stunning Professional Wardrobe (On A Budget)

by Meredith Lepore May 4, 2015

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Graduation is right around the corner and — believe it or not — the job market is looking quite good for the class of 2015. Employers plan to hire 9.6 percent more new graduates than they did last year, according to a recent survey from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. And even though […]

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Tell Us About Yourself: Take The Women & Money Poll

by GoGirl Staff May 2, 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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How to Negotiate on Wedding Costs

by Katharine Paljug May 1, 2015

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If you’re in the middle of wedding planning, you’re probably looking for a way to save on costs. And who can blame you? The average wedding in the United States, according to CNN Money, has climbed up to $29,858. That’s an exorbitant number — and for many couples, impossible to manage. To stay under budget, […]

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Three Tips for Creating a Savings Plan That Works

by Erika Torres April 30, 2015

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When my husband and I first got married, we were your stereotypical broke newlyweds. We lived in a guesthouse in someone’s backyard, ate frozen pizza for dinner, and rented a DVD for date nights. But four years later, we’ve paid off $45,000 in debt and are now saving half our income. Before you think that […]

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Seven Almost Effortless Ways to Save Money

by Meredith Lepore April 29, 2015

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Some of us are very good at saving money, but some of us still struggle. (If you fall into this category, don’t worry! You aren’t alone.) Figuring out where you’re spending every penny can be pretty challenging. And implementing those changes that will help you save a few extra dollars even more so. Still, there […]

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12 Ways to Save Big on Your Vacation

by Katharine Paljug April 28, 2015

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If you’re planning a vacation for this first time in years, you’re not the only one. As the economic recovery continues, more and more and more people are making travel plans. In 2014, there was a 12% increase in international travel and a 3% increase in domestic travel, and those numbers are expected to go […]

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Five Ways to Sharpen Your Negotiation Skills

by Tanya Tarr April 27, 2015

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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? Negotiation skills can be […]

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How to Organize Your Financial Life

by Kali Hawlk April 24, 2015

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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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Bust These Five Bad Excuses for Not Saving

by Kali Hawlk April 23, 2015

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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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#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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Five 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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