Category Archives: Financial Fitness

Your Tax Refund: What This Money Writer Says to Do with It

Some of us take an interest in personal finance when we start pulling a real paycheck. Some of us become interested when we run into debt problems or set our sights on a big goal like saving for a house. Kristin Wong was drawn to money matters as a teenager, and read books on the topic while in high school. “Growing up, I experienced my family going from being pretty … [ more ]

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Office Hours: Help for When a Colleague Makes More Than You

You just found out that a coworker is paid more than you. But the two of you have the same job. What should you do? You could call your network (and you should). You could also read our new column, “Office Hours,” where we’ll be posing your burning career questions to our board members and other Conference for Women friends. Here’s what four business leaders from our boards would recommend … [ more ]

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Minimize Stress and Maximize Your Wallet this Holiday Season | Podcast

Click Play below to listen. As joyous as the holidays are, the season of giving and presents and festive nights out can also cause tremendous angst and stress. In this 30-minute teleclass, seasoned finance educator Tiffany Aliche, aka “The Budgetnista,” will address three key ways to approach your finances this time of year, including preparation, savings and recovery. Get practical and easy tips that you can implement right away so … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | Minimize Stress and Maximize Your Wallet this Holiday Season

Minimize Stress and Maximize Your Wallet this Holiday Season Tuesday, November 28, 2017 10:00-10:30 am

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Will You Face Downward Mobility When You Retire?

Many of us picture retirement as a time of ease. By then, the house will be paid off and the nest should be empty. Though there won’t be a paycheck to cover our bills, maintaining our lifestyle will cost less. The reality, however, is often reduced circumstances. “Our current retirement plans, including 401(k)s and IRAs, have failed,” says Teresa Ghilarducci, economics professor at The New School for Social Research and … [ more ]

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Podcast | Retire with Enough Money: Strategies for Making Your Money Last

Click Play below to listen. With ever-changing policies on retirement planning, it’s tempting to put off saving for retirement until there is a clear path to follow. Do you invest safely knowing that the money will be there, but might not be quite enough? Or do you invest more aggressively in the hopes that you have more money to spend later in life? Labor economist and a nationally recognized expert in … [ more ]

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Investing in Your Future, Starting Today

Click Play below to listen to this session from the 2017 conference. No matter how much you have, there is always room to make better decisions with your money – whether for your savings, 401k, IRA or other investment plan. Join Kathryn, who walked away from a Wall Street salary to start MsCheatSheet.com, for a dynamic look at what you should be considering now to make your money last in … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | Retire with Enough Money: Strategies for Making Your Money Last

Retire with Enough Money: Strategies for Making Your Money Last Tuesday, November 29, 2016 10:00-10:30am Pacific

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Podcast: Put Your Personal Vision of Prosperity into Action

Get ready to feel more excited than ever about your money—and about all the good things it can bring. In this 30-minute talk, Ellen Rogin and Lisa Keung,co-authors of Picture Your Prosperity, will show you how to design your investments to create the life you envision. Press play to listen. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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Three Smart Things to Do—or Not Do—with Your Money

Let’s be clear from the get-go: “Women are not any better or worse than men at managing their finances,” says Jane Bryant Quinn, a personal finance expert and author of new book How to Make Your Money Last: The Indispensable Retirement Guide. “For example, it’s been reported that women are more conservative investors than men [so they, in effect, are preserving wealth rather than building it], but when you look … [ more ]

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