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Five Questions to Ask Before You Combine Finances

by Katharine Paljug June 10, 2015

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Are you and your partner planning to combine your finances? Whether you’re married, moving in together, or making a long-term commitment, combining your finances is both exciting and scary. Are you ready to take that step? And once you do, how will you make everything work? The best way to figure out if you’re ready […]

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Seven Tips For Working Out On A Budget This Summer

by Meredith Lepore June 9, 2015

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Bikini season — or summer — is right around the corner. You may want to hide in a closet right about now — but trust us, there’s no need to! We all know working out can cost a small fortune, but there are ways to get your exercise groove on without breaking the bank. We […]

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Do This and Retire a Millionaire

by Cindy Starke and Liane Rosenberg June 8, 2015

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Women are making great strides in gaining wealth with more entering the millionaire club every year. In fact, Forbes found that the collective net worth of the top 10 richest women in the world grew to a whopping $223 billion in 2014. This amount is worth more than every U.S. professional baseball, basketball, football and […]

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A Budget-Friendly Father’s Day Gifts Guide

by Meredith Lepore June 5, 2015

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Father’s Day is upon us once again. The day to celebrate dear old dad (or any paternal figure in your life). It should be a joyous time. Still, if your dad is anything like mine, he’s impossible to shop for and insists he doesn’t want anything. Of course it would be easy to just get […]

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Tell Us About Yourself: Take The Women & Money Poll

by GoGirl Staff June 4, 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 Network When You’re Self-Employed

by Katharine Paljug June 4, 2015

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When you work in an office, you have a built-in network. You interact with people in your industry everyday, who understand what you go through and can help you move forward in your career. Whether through meetings, conferences, or business trips, your professional life has built-in networking opportunities. But if you’re one of the millions […]

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Save Money: Say “I Don’t” to These Wedding Expenses

by Kendal Perez June 3, 2015

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According to the Real Weddings Study commissioned by the creator of The Knot, the average wedding cost (excluding the honeymoon) in 2013 was just shy of $30,000. That’s nearly $1,500 more than 2012 ($28,427), and close to 10-percent higher than 2011 ($27,021). In fact, the amount spent on weddings has been on the rise since […]

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Five Savings Challenges to Try This Summer

by Melanie Lockert June 2, 2015

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The arrival of summer means vacations, road trips, barbecues, beach outings and more. There’s no doubt that summer is one of the best times of year — but it can also be incredibly expensive. Still, with a little hard work and diligence it’s possible to be in the black come August. Commit to staying financially […]

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Join Us for Our #HappyCareer Chat!

by Jessica Jones June 1, 2015

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Are you happy at work? Looking to increase your happiness at work? Join us and expert Melody Wilding for our #HappyCareer on Thursday June 25, 2015 at 7:00pmET. Melody Wilding, LMSW is licensed therapist, coach, and behavior change expert who helps women overcome the emotional challenges that come along with having a successful career. Melody […]

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Five Pieces of Work Advice You Should Ignore

by Cheryl Lock June 1, 2015

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When it comes to our careers and working, there is no end to the amount of advice we will hear. Unfortunately some of that advice — while packaged in what may appear to be really good and helpful suggestions — is just plain bad. We spoke to three workplace experts to get their input on […]

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Nine (Under $20!) Wine Accessories You Need This Summer

by Sarah Chang May 29, 2015

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Wine and summer go hand in hand — there’s nothing better than a cool glass of rosé or white on a hot day. With all those summer parties you’re planning, it’s important to be prepared. We’ve got the accessories that will help you get through the wine — ahem warm — months. So get out […]

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Pregnant? Start Saving for College Now!

by Sarah Chang May 28, 2015

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Did you know that today is 529 day? It’s a day celebrated annually on 5/29 with a nod towards 529 college savings plans. Even if you’re just pregnant — or even thinking about getting pregnant — there’s no better time to start researching how to save for college. With the cost of college rising, it’s […]

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Five Ways to Save More Money This Summer

by Kali Hawlk May 27, 2015

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There’s no shortage of fun things to do during the summer. That usually means there’s no shortage of ways to spend your money during this season, too. You want to take advantage of the beautiful weather and long sunny days, but don’t do it at the expense of your budget. Try these five ways to […]

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Paying Off $80k of Student Loan Debt on a $30k Salary: How I’m Doing It

by Melanie Lockert May 26, 2015

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When I was 17, I signed papers that solidified my relationship with student loans. I was young and uninformed, and I didn’t really know what kind of relationship it would be. Over the next several years, I also went to graduate school and accumulated more debt at an even higher interest rate. Since then (7 […]

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How To Get Out of Target Without Spending $100

by Kali Hawlk May 22, 2015

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When you’re trying to save money and spend less, a trip to Target can serve as financial kryptonite. We’ve all done it: go in for toothpaste, leave with an entire cart full of things we don’t need but couldn’t resist (and may not even remember grabbing off the shelves in our shopping stupor). If you’re […]

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How We Cut Wedding Expenses – and Saved Thousands

by Katharine Paljug May 21, 2015

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The price tag for weddings is rising. In fact, according to The Knot’s 2014 Real Weddings Study, the average wedding cost in the US is up to $29,858! But what exactly is all that money paying for? And how much is necessary for a beautiful wedding and a good party? When my husband and I […]

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How To Prepare for Unemployment After Graduation

by Katharine Paljug May 20, 2015

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When I graduated from college, two semesters of job hunting had gotten me nowhere: I was unemployed and had very little in the way of savings. It was terrifying, but I made it through, found a job within three months, and saved about $10,000 over the course of the next year. Right now, things are […]

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Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Says Companies Run By Women Perform Better

by Cheryl Lock May 19, 2015

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When it comes to investing in new business opportunities, Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary believes it’s probably best to stick with companies run by women. If you’re looking to turn a profit, that is. In fact, at a recent event, O’Leary told Business Insider that of the 27 companies he’s invested in, 55 percent of them […]

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