Helping women gain confidence
when dealing with money

Five Female TV Characters and How They Budget

by Meredith Lepore August 14, 2015

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We know television isn’t usually realistic, particularly when it comes to clothes and real estate. On the small screen, a Soho loft means boho and cheap, when in truth this type of space could go for upwards of $30,000 a month. Dressing trendy and urban (in Madewell or Anthropologie) makes you poetic and thrifty on […]

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How To Prepare for a Spending Diet

by Melanie Lockert August 13, 2015

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For the past eight years I’ve been paying off the $81,000 in student loan debt I accumulated while in school. It’s been a long journey filled with periods of intense motivation and at other times, debt fatigue. I’ve been unemployed, underemployed and self-employed in that time. After all of these years, I am so ready […]

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Five Ways to Bounce Back From a Bad Day at Work

by Kali Hawlk August 12, 2015

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No matter how positive of a person you are, or how much you love your job, bad days happen to the best of us. When you’re having one of those days where it seems nothing goes right and life is just harder than it usually is, it can be tough to pull yourself out of […]

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Learn How to Set Up an Automatic IRA in Less Than Two Minutes

by Tanya Edwards August 11, 2015

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Did you know you can set up an IRA to be funded from your paycheck just like an employer sponsored 401k? It’s true. You just have to know how to set this up, and it’s so easy, as the video below shows. You probably have direct deposit set up, but you can actually set up […]

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Seven Tips For Saving on Summer Sales

by Meredith Lepore August 10, 2015

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This is really it. We’re almost at the end of summer. No more summer Fridays, no more long lazy evenings, no more drinking iced coffee in the middle of the day. We’re sure you have your own list of warm weather indulgences you’ll miss once we hit September. Of course, on the plus side, there […]

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Seven Budget-Friendly Fall Fashion Trends (Get Excited!)

by Meredith Lepore August 6, 2015

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Yes, summer is still going strong — and we’re sure you don’t really want to think about throwing on a jacket in a few months (unless it’s a really cute jacket!). That being said, the stores are already starting to lay out their fall fashion, which means it’s time for you to consider planning your […]

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Six Body Language Tips For Your Career (Start Using Them Now!)

by Meredith Lepore August 6, 2015

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You’ve probably heard that body language is one of the most important and powerful types of communication. How often have you gotten a “vibe” from someone without exchanging any words? Presenting yourself well physically can mean the difference between a positive and negative interaction. This is especially true at the office, where the right type […]

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Going Back to School? Five Tips That Will Help You Save

by Melanie Lockert August 5, 2015

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After working full-time for a few years, I started to get the urge to go back to school. I wanted to take my career to the next level and expand my horizons. Getting a master’s degree was always something I wanted to do, but it was still a big, scary decision. One of my biggest […]

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Five Signs It’s Time for a New Job

by Elana Konstant August 4, 2015

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At this point, you probably have a greater chance of winning the lottery than you do staying at your current job for the rest of your life.  The dynamic nature of the industrialized world just doesn’t allow for that anymore.  A recent study by the Department of Labor found that people held an average of […]

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Seven Things You Should Know About Tipping When You Travel

by Katharine Paljug August 3, 2015

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When you travel, few things can make a fun situation turn stressful faster than trying to figure out how to tip the people who serve you. From bellhops to waiters to tour guides, you interact with a lot of people on a single trip. Should you tip them all? How much? And how can you […]

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How to Save Enough to Quit Your Job (and Follow Your Dream)

by Carrie Smith July 31, 2015

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We all have a different idea of what our dream job is. For some, it could be getting your boss to acknowledge your ideas at work, then give you a promotion and a raise. For others it’s quitting your job to create your own business. For me it was a combination of financial freedom and […]

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Five Habits Causing You Stress — and How to Break Them

by Ashley Feinstein July 30, 2015

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Raise your hand if by the end of the day you feel spent. Between work, home, and life, the reality is most of us end up running for most of the day. Add in the fact that as women we often have a tough time saying “no” — it’s a recipe for chaos. As Carl […]

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Win a Diamond Necklace, Financial Planning, and Help Girls Worldwide

by Sarah Chang July 29, 2015

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to actually experience the things you read about in your favorite magazines? This is your chance to buy never-before-offered experiences, specially curated for you! MORE magazine and Meredith Corporation are conducting an exciting program called “Experience MORE!” that offers unique experiences to our readers, such as lunch in NYC […]

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Five Ways to Network When You Work From Home

by Kali Hawlk July 29, 2015

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For those of us who like to control our environments and our schedules, working from home may be, far and away, the best thing since sliced bread. Working from home gives you the sort of freedom, flexibility, and control that you simply don’t get to enjoy when you work in an office. The lack of […]

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Nine Job Interview Mistakes You’re Making

by Elana Konstant July 28, 2015

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Let’s face it, no one ever comes out of an interview talking about what a great time they had.  While they offer a great opportunity to prove your value and impress an employer, interviews can be nerve-wracking and stressful, especially if you are on the quieter side. The most important thing to remember is that […]

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Four Ways to Have a Better Day at Work, Starting Today

by Elana Konstant July 27, 2015

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When you’re at work and answering to others, often it’s hard to find the time to go to the bathroom let alone care for your overall wellness. We are so focused on getting things done that there is not much opportunity to be present in the moment. Given that people in the U.S. spend, on […]

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How to Start a Side Hustle When You’re Short on Time

by Carrie Smith July 24, 2015

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Starting a business, or side hustle, in addition to your day job can be a lucrative endeavor. Many entrepreneurs have used a side hustle to save up enough money to travel the world full-time, quit their day jobs, and start their own business ventures. But doesn’t that mean you’re working all the time? Do you […]

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Join Us For Our #CareerKS Twitter Chat!

by Jessica Jones July 23, 2015

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Your career need a kickstart? Are you on the market for a new job? Are you looking for some networking tips? If you answered yes to any of these questions mark you will want to join us for our #CareerKS twitter chat with Elana Konstant on July 23 at 8:30pmET. Elana Konstant is a career […]

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