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6 Small Charities That Help Women

6 Small Charities That Help Women

This time of the year, it takes only the thought of a loved one’s face opening a cherished gift to tug at our heartstrings. But that feeling isn’t limited to your immediate family, and it doesn’t need…

6 Holidays Gifts That Do Good

6 Holidays Gifts That Do Good

The holidays can be joyous and magical — but they can also be overwhelming, stressful, and spending-obsessed. We’re inundated with messages about what would make a perfect gift; we’re afraid to miss out on hot-ticket items; and…

4 Myths About Working Moms

4 Myths About Working Moms

Working mothers have a lot to battle when it comes to corporate culture in America. If we’re not scratching our heads trying to find the elusive “work-life balance,” then we’re defending our priorities, insisting that we still…

How to Survive a Job You Hate

How to Survive a Job You Hate

The movie Office Space is a classic for good reason: We've all had a job we hated so much we wanted to take the printer out to an open field and smash it with a baseball bat.

Sometimes…

9 Educational Toys That Teach Kids About Money

9 Educational Toys That Teach Kids About Money

Kids today are tackling all sorts of complex subject matters: playing the violin, learning to speak Mandarin, and programming with Javascript. But what about teaching them about money?

Luckily, there are all sorts of books, toys, and games that tackle…

7 Way to Negotiate Time Off Between Jobs

7 Way to Negotiate Time Off Between Jobs

Jumping from one job to another can be a shock to the system. You’ll have new responsibilities to learn, new coworkers to meet, and a new office dynamic to navigate. Don’t underestimate the importance of this transition. Instead…

Women Are Leaving the Workplace in Record Numbers

Women Are Leaving the Workplace in Record Numbers

According to the most recent Bureau of Labor statistics report, the percentage of women employed or actively seeking work dropped to 56.7 percent last month, the lowest rate since 1988. Critics blame misdirected millennials. Optimists point to the growing…

Why I Walked Away From My Career in Law

Why I Walked Away From My Career in Law

The legal industry has seen droves of women entering the field since the 1980s as strides have been made — both through legislation and cultural pressure — towards eliminating gender discrimination. Women now represent about 45 percent of those entering…