Inspiration

How Botox Made Me Happier

How Botox Made Me Happier

Around about 2010, I’d had it. The recession had gouged my husband’s income and mine—and we were flat-out broke. As a fretful, 40-something breadwinner for a family of five, I did what…

The Upside of Excess

The Upside of Excess

We’ve all heard the advice: Get enough sleep, don’t overdo the cocktails, and give yourself time to slow down, meditate, get centered. In other words, strive for balance—in your diet, life, and finances. Because then all…

Giving Gets Social

Giving Gets Social

Take a night out with the gals, add a cocktail or two, stir in some philanthropy, and what do you get? A hangover with meaning? No, a giving circle, a social way to raise funds for a cause you believe…

DailyWorth Celebrates Four Years Today!

DailyWorth Celebrates Four Years Today!

It makes me laugh when I think about the ways people responded to the idea of DailyWorth, a media company that empowers women around money, back when we launched in 2009. A former colleague on the West Coast responded: “My…

U.S. Olympic Gals Go for the Gold

U.S. Olympic Gals Go for the Gold

It’s got to be a first: At the 2012 Olympics, U.S. women won more gold medals than men—29 versus men’s 17. They also won more medals overall: 58 total for U.S. women…

Celebrating Nora Ephron

Celebrating Nora Ephron

So much has been said already about the immense contributions Nora Ephron made during her not-quite-long-enough life—to film, journalism, even food—that I’d like to put the spotlight on something more personal…

Are You Stuck in Noble Poverty?

Are You Stuck in Noble Poverty?

Mikelann Valterra, director of the Women's Earning Institute, is a prosperity teacher and money coach dedicated to helping women earn what they're really worth.

When you live in Noble Poverty, you tend to believe there is…