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20 Quotes from Powerful Women on Gratitude

20 Quotes from Powerful Women on Gratitude

If you’re reading this, chances are you have a lot to be grateful for. You’ve most likely achieved many resources — be that the electricity that powers your home, a job that pays for your smartphone, or the opportunity…

25 Books Every Woman Should Read

25 Books Every Woman Should Read

Not all women are white, straight, married, or pining. But books with multifaceted, well-developed female characters can be harder to find than companies with women at the top — even including some of our most celebrated novels.

When it comes…

13 Work Dresses for Winter

13 Work Dresses for Winter

Dressing for the office can be challenging in chilly temperatures — particularly if you like traditionally feminine, polished silhouettes. While you can prolong the life of some dresses through the seasons just by adding tights, the biting cold calls for high…

20 Books About Money

20 Books About Money

Debt, financial literacy, retirement — these aren’t just personal finance topics, they’re lifelong issues that affect all of us. Money and class are integral to some of the most prominent and influential books in our canon, from contemporary reads…

8 Winter Skin Products on Any Budget

8 Winter Skin Products on Any Budget

Winter isn’t just hard on our psyche — it’s also rough on our skin. Wading through chilly temperatures on your commute and then working in a heated office can leave you with a dry face and hands (and feeling…

Successful Women’s Advice on Failure

Successful Women’s Advice on Failure

Coming to terms with your losses can be just as important as celebrating your successes. Recovering from failed partnerships, bad clients, or the job that got away is crucial for renewed energy in the new year.

Here are five powerful…

How to Be Better With Money in 2016

How to Be Better With Money in 2016

The end of the year is a great time for reflection. And your money is no exception: Think about where it’s been, where it’s going, and, most importantly, where you want it to go. Whether your finances had…

The 9 Best Drugstore Beauty Products

The 9 Best Drugstore Beauty Products

When you’re looking to trim expenses, designer lipstick is usually one of the first things to go (hopefully). But just because you’re cutting back doesn’t mean that all beauty is off limits. Here are nine standout products…

9 Natural-Looking Makeup Products

9 Natural-Looking Makeup Products

Depending on your workplace culture, makeup that makes a statement might not be appropriate. So for the more corporate setting — or for people who simply don’t like a bold lip or winged liner — natural, complementary tones are best. Here…

Meeting Dos and Don’ts

Meeting Dos and Don’ts

When it comes to handling meeting politics, choosing the right venue is only the beginning. The etiquette of properly engaging with your colleagues can be fraught — especially for women, since our culture doesn’t encourage us to speak…

What Does Retirement Even Look Like Anymore?

What Does Retirement Even Look Like Anymore?

Baby boomers are not embracing traditional retirement as we know it. In fact, the time-honored idea of packing up your desk and retiring to a beach on your 65th birthday may very well be a relic of the past…

Debunking Financial Divorce Myths

Debunking Financial Divorce Myths

There are financial pros and cons to getting legally married — and the same goes for getting divorced. But divorce is mired in mythology, and it can be hard to get a straight answer: Note the pervasive idea that 50…

Work Life Balance Outside the US

Work Life Balance Outside the US

This week we talk about juggling your career, family, friends, and relationships — and how to make it work (or not). Does “balance” actually exist? #whatbalance

 

When we discuss strides toward work-life balance in the United…

6 Wardrobe Staples You Need Tailored

6 Wardrobe Staples You Need Tailored

Being budget conscious doesn’t just mean being choosy about when you opt for basic over designer. Getting the most from your clothes often means investing in versatile, well-made, simple pieces — but you can take it a step further…

How to Wear Prints in the Office

How to Wear Prints in the Office

Pulling off prints is tricky business both in and out of the office. While they’re fun and can showcase your personality, they come with risks: An ensemble can look too loud or inappropriate if you don’t execute things…

12 Fall Lipsticks for Every Budget

12 Fall Lipsticks for Every Budget

Fall can mean everything from rain boots to blazers for your closet. But when it comes to your beauty routine, darker hues reign supreme for your lips: Think deep reds and berry tones. Luckily, there’s a plummy color for…

7 Successful Women Without College Degrees

7 Successful Women Without College Degrees

Higher education has opened many doors for women — access to college and postgraduate degrees has bolstered women’s earnings and made them a valuable addition to the workforce. But for certain successful outliers in a variety of industries, traditional education…

8 Reasons We Need Paternity Leave

8 Reasons We Need Paternity Leave

We’re bringing you articles about maternity leave all week — covering everything from current policies (or lack thereof) to personal stories and solutions that may be crazy enough to work. #matleaveweek   Regardless of societal progress toward gender…

How Paying for Child Care Could Make You Rich

How Paying for Child Care Could Make You Rich

We’re bringing you articles about maternity leave all week — covering everything from current policies (or lack thereof) to personal stories and solutions that may be crazy enough to work. #matleaveweek   Child care in the United States…