Helping women gain confidence
when dealing with money

10+ Ways to Find Cheap (or Free!) Activities on Vacation

by Katharine Paljug September 17, 2015


Traveling and exploring a new city is always a fun adventure — but finding a way to pay for everything you want to do can add up. If you’re trying to travel on a budget, you may quickly end up feeling like there’s no point in going at all because you can’t afford to actually […]

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How I Made The Most of Underemployment

by Kali Hawlk September 17, 2015

Underemployment crop

Generation Y, or the Millennial generation, has been known for its struggles with a weak job market. Only one out of two Millennials had a full-time job that required at least a Bachelor’s degree in 2012, which meant a full 50 percent of recent college graduates were either unemployed or underemployed. Being underemployed means you […]

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Eight Tips For Transitioning Your Summer Wardrobe To Fall

by Meredith Lepore September 16, 2015

Fall Fashion

Ushering in a new season means it’s time for new fashion trends and shopping. Unfortunately, new seasons aren’t always so friendly on your wallet. Between the jackets and the sweaters and the jeans…it can be easy to overspend. But we’re here to tell you to put that summer dress back on — it may be […]

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What To Do When Your Boss Is A Jerk

by Sarah Chang September 15, 2015


Got a bad boss? The good news is you’re not alone. Up to 65 million Americans have been impacted by bullying in the workplace at some point — and most of the time the boss is to blame. The bad news is you still need to show up to work every morning and survive (at […]

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Your Guide to Life as a Freelancer

by Sarah Chang September 14, 2015

Freelancer Guide

Leaving behind the security of a 9-5 job and starting life as a freelancer can be a huge undertaking. But it doesn’t have to be scary. Set yourself up for success by reading the experiences of other freelancers who have also left behind office jobs and started working for themselves. If you want to feel a little […]

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Eight Gorgeous Jewelry Brands (That are Budget-Friendly!)

by Meredith Lepore September 11, 2015


A great piece of jewelry can totally snazz up a relatively boring outfit. Worried you don’t have the extra cash to invest in some good pieces? Lucky for you we live in a digital age and lots of great sites are cornering the market on affordable jewelry! Outfit yourself in a great piece from one […]

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Saving Half Our Income: How We Do It

by Erika Torres September 10, 2015


Just five years ago, my husband and I had $45,000 in debt. Today, we’re saving half our income. No, we didn’t win the lottery. We do it the old-fashioned way with lots of sacrifices and hard work. Here’s how. We Paid Off Our Debt When my husband and I first got married, we found ourselves […]

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Take a Minute to Understand Maternity Leave

by Heather Hunter September 9, 2015

egg freezing

You’re probably already aware that maternity leave in the United States is… well, not so great. As in, the government guarantees you exactly zero paid days off if you have a baby. In many cases, your job is protected while you take some time off, but not in every case. In the video below, Mandi […]

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The Financial Checklist You Need Before Buying a Home

by Kali Hawlk September 9, 2015

Buying a House

Buying a home is one of the biggest traditional mile markers in American life. Although many Millennials are happy to rent, more and more members of Gen Y are finally starting to dip their toes into the waters of home ownership. If you’re thinking about buying a place of your own, it’s important that you […]

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I Got My First Credit Card at 28: What I Learned

by Melanie Lockert September 8, 2015


According to a recent study commissioned by Bankrate and compiled by Princeton Survey Research Associates International, 63% of millennials between the ages of 18-29 do not have a credit card. I read the article, nodding my head. As an older millennial, I got my very first credit card two years ago at the age of […]

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How to Save on Those End of Summer Sales

by Meredith Lepore September 7, 2015


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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Let’s Fight Financial Procrastination!

by Rebecca Jackson September 5, 2015

Chalkboard drawing - now or later

Do you put tasks off to the last minute or ignore them altogether? Are you the person calling credit card companies at 11:59 pm to make your payment or scrambling to file your taxes on time? Chronic procrastination can have ill effects on all aspects of your life but it can be especially damaging when […]

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Five Things You Must Do To Grow Your Digital Brand {Giveaway}

by Joanne Tombrakos September 4, 2015

Digital Brand

When my primary care doctor gave me a referral for a specialist, the first thing I did once I was assured she accepted my health insurance was Google her name. I read her bio and took note of where she went to school and when she graduated. I checked out the links to the articles […]

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How To Make a Vacation Out of (Someone Else’s) Destination Wedding

by Katharine Paljug September 3, 2015

Destination Wedding Vacation

The number of destination weddings is growing — 24% in 2014, according to The Knot’s Real Weddings Survey. That means that more and more guests are spending the time and money to travel for the nuptials of their friends and family. When you’re planning to attend a destination wedding, you may feel like everything about […]

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One Minute to a Better Resume — Here’s How

by Heather Hunter September 2, 2015

Smiling woman lying in bed and using digital tablet

Six seconds. That’s how much time a potential employer spends scanning your resume before deciding if you’re worth a closer look. Sixty seconds. That’s how time you’ll need to learn how to make that happen. In the video below, Mandi Woodruff gets right to the point. In sixty seconds, you’ll be up to speed on […]

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How to Talk To Your Partner About Starting Your Own Business

by Katharine Paljug September 1, 2015

starting business

You’ve decided to start your own business — opening a shop, taking on consulting clients, writing that book, or any of a hundred other business ideas out there — congratulations! You know it’s going to take time, money, and a lot of hard work, but you’re ready to go. You’ve got ambition and, most importantly, […]

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Five Ways To Recharge Your Job Search This Fall

by Elana Konstant August 28, 2015

Portrait of a young woman working on a laptop in an office

As August approaches and the harsh reality of no more summer Fridays sets in, many people begin to think about what’s next professionally.  Luckily, after the beginning of the year, the fall is the best time to get hired.  Across most industries, the summer is a downtime, especially the last few weeks, before getting back […]

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How To Create The Ultimate Home Office

by Sarah Chang August 28, 2015


Have you joined one of the over 30 million workers who now work from home? Whether you’re telecommuting or starting your own business you’ve probably realized you need a great space to actually get things done. You may not have a dedicated home office, but little tweaks in your work space can make a big […]

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