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Join Save UP! DailyWorth's 2010 Saving Challenge

Ready, set ... JOIN Save UP! on DailyWorth, a year-long, savings initiative that will help every DailyWorth member build her net worth. You now have thousands of women (all of us)—your built-in cheering squad and advisory board as you save (and...

The (Female) Cost of Living

It sounds almost silly: A survey of drug store goods, in the January issue of Consumer Reports, found that items aimed at women tend to cost more—sometimes 50% or 60% more. What's disturbing is how pervasive and financially poisonous the...

Live on 40%, Save 60%?

Could you live on 40% of your income—and save the other 60%? It sounds impossible (or tortuous), yet Mary-Jo Dionne says she's learned to make it happen—and happily—with a system she calls the 1-2-3 saving strategy. "Every time I get paid, I...

Amanda's Money Coma III: Triumph Over Chaos

This post is the resolution to Amanda's Money Coma I and Amanda's Money Coma II. When we last saw our protagonist (aka, moi), I had reduced $11,000 in unexpected bills down to $4,435. Still, my husband and I had to resolve where that money would...

Amanda's Money Coma, Part II of III

  Me, hiding from my bills ... Last week, in "Amanda's Money Coma," I shared my recent financial debacle with thousands of women. To my delight, most of you cheered me for exposing such a personal and awkward situation. Before I describe our...

Amanda's Money Coma, Part I of II

As the founder of DailyWorth, I have a responsibility to be on top of my financial game. Like many entrepreneurs, I'm obsessive about managing my business accounts--and occasionally that comes at the expense of my personal finances.   As some of...

Celebrity Money Meltdowns

Manisha Thakor is a 15-year veteran of the financial services industry and the other of Get Financially Naked: How to Talk Money with Your Honey. Tough economic times have tested the vast majority of Americans – and that includes celebrities....

Q&A: Affording Your First Home

Q: I am a 23-year-old professional, and I'm eager to buy a home. I just landed a new job with great pay and benefits. What's your advice to a young woman ready to spread her wings? { A: First, you need to decide how much home can you afford. It's...

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