Molly Triffin

Molly Triffin
The Warning Signs of Financial Abuse

The Warning Signs of Financial Abuse

[Editor’s Note: The following piece contains descriptions of graphic violence.]

One hot summer afternoon, 15-year-old Nancy Salamone was hanging out on the boardwalk at Orchard Beach, in her hometown of the Bronx, which is how she spent…

How Wall Street Is Failing Women

How Wall Street Is Failing Women

Wall Street has left women behind by systematically excluding or flat-out ignoring them for decades. A nationwide public opinion poll from Tiller, LLC, and WorthFM* revealed just how negatively women view the financial services industry: Only 10 percent of…

How to Charge More or Get a Raise

How to Charge More or Get a Raise

Instead of ushering in the new year with resolutions we won't keep past February, let's focus on what we can (and should) finally drop. This week, we’ll focus on quitting bad habits, toxic relationships…

The Hidden Cost of DIY

The Hidden Cost of DIY

In theory, DIY-ing everything — from oil changes to laundry to taxes — sounds like a smart way to save money. But when you sit down and look at the numbers, it turns out that doing it yourself can come with…

How to Quit Shopping Addiction

How to Quit Shopping Addiction

Maybe you have a lust for shoes or overdid it buying for your newborn. Many of us have had the occasional shopaholic episode — and gnarly credit card hangover. But for some people, the impulse to whip out the plastic…

6 Successful Women on Work-Life Balance

6 Successful Women on Work-Life Balance

Work-life balance sounds ideal in theory. But figuring out how to finagle it all is always a challenge, especially when the system is stacked against us. A demanding career makes things even more difficult: Between the deluge of emails…

Why Work-Life Balance Is a Lie

Why Work-Life Balance Is a Lie

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

 

Having it all. Finding work-life balance. However you put it…

Female Entrepreneurs Changing the World

Female Entrepreneurs Changing the World

Do you remember what you wanted to be when you were little? Whether you dreamed of sitting in the Oval Office, saving endangered creatures, or becoming the next MTV superstar, a lot of us had huge hopes that we’d…

Powerful Women Share Their Thoughts on Leadership

Powerful Women Share Their Thoughts on Leadership

Being a true leader isn’t about securing a fancy title or a having certain number of people working for you. After all, most of us have probably had managers who, despite an impressive career path and prestigious status, utterly…

Fashion Designer Rachel Roy on Being a Leader

Fashion Designer Rachel Roy on Being a Leader

Some business leaders achieve success by the book: Armed with an MBA, they develop a meticulous business plan and follow a pointed trajectory.

Others, like fashion designer Rachel Roy, make their own path. Roy learned to manage from the ground…

Here’s How to Recover From a Work Crisis

Here’s How to Recover From a Work Crisis

Once a year, an organization I work with holds a daylong retreat to focus on strategic planning and big-picture goals. I marked the date on my calendar: November 10 at 9am. But that morning, I pulled up to the…

7 Common Money Lies Couples Tell

7 Common Money Lies Couples Tell

Several years ago, a friend of mine admitted she had a bank account her husband didn’t know about so that she could spend from her secret stash on the sly. And recently, an acquaintance who owns a luxury jewelry…

How to Make Money From the Growing Marijuana Industry

How to Make Money From the Growing Marijuana Industry

The cannabis industry is smokin’ right now. Between medical and recreational marijuana, sales are on track to top more than $3 billion this year, according to the Marijuana Business Factbook. And if you include revenue generated by ancillary companies…

How Successful Women Start Their Day

How Successful Women Start Their Day

What does your morning look like? Maybe it’s a whirlwind of showers, outfit changes, and lunchboxes as you get yourself and your little ones prepared for the day. Perhaps you start off on a soothing note — meditation, yoga, and…

How to Be a Better Leader

How to Be a Better Leader

Hillary Clinton. Ursula Burns. Mary Barra. Indra Nooyi. What makes some leaders so successful they reach guru-like status, while others never gain traction? Is it a wicked high IQ? Amazing charisma? Killer contacts?

Maybe. But there&rsquo…

How to Have an Equal Relationship

How to Have an Equal Relationship

Sure, we like flowers and jewelry just fine, but you know what would be really romantic this Valentine’s Day? A truly equal partnership.

You know, where each person does his or her fair share of housework and parenting duties…

How to Change Your Voice

How to Change Your Voice

In an ideal world, career success would be based on meaningful factors like talent, original thinking, and performance. But in actuality, seemingly trivial influences exert a greater impact on how far ahead we get than we may think.

Proof: Recent…

Why You Didn’t Get That Job

Why You Didn’t Get That Job

My sister is job hunting, and recently had an interview that went really well. The company called her for a second round, which she also aced, so the hiring manager invited her back for one last meeting with the entire…