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  • Refinery29

    15 Women Share How Much Money They Have In The Bank

    Okay, so it isn't the most polite question to ask. But boy is it natural to be curious about your peers' finances — and to feel comfort in knowing you're in the same boat as everyone else. (Any else have retirement-oriented fever dreams?) At R29, we're interested in erasing the taboo

  • Baby Yoda might have 'briefly' been a contender for Time's 'Person of the Year': Editor
    Yahoo Finance

    Baby Yoda might have 'briefly' been a contender for Time's 'Person of the Year': Editor

    TIME released its much anticipated ‘Person of the Year’ this morning, giving Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg the title for 2019. TIME Senior Editor Haley Edwards joins YFi AM to discuss. 

  • We Bought A Home We Couldn’t Afford — & We’re Never Looking Back
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    We Bought A Home We Couldn’t Afford — & We’re Never Looking Back

    Refinery29 is proud to partner with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to share real women’s stories about finding, buying, flipping, and paying off their homes. Ahead, read one woman’s testament to homeownership, and discover the power of a REALTOR®.Editor’s note: We recognize that every individual

  • A Week In Fort Collins, CO, On A $80,000 Salary
    Refinery29

    A Week In Fort Collins, CO, On A $80,000 Salary

    Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.Today: a User Experience Researcher who makes $80,000 per year and

  • 32 Cute-But-Small Gifts For Your Work Wife
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    32 Cute-But-Small Gifts For Your Work Wife

    They've always been there for you, whether it's for a sympathetic vent session or a Gchat pep talk or just your daily coffee run. The term "coworker" doesn't cut it; you're committed. So how do you choose a gift for the person who's there for you from 9-to-5, Monday through

  • A Week In Seattle, WA, On A $105,000 Income
    Refinery29

    A Week In Seattle, WA, On A $105,000 Income

    Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.Today: a Communications Director & Consultant who makes $105,000 per

  • 6 Black Women Entrepreneurs Share How to Become Your Own Boss
    Refinery29

    6 Black Women Entrepreneurs Share How to Become Your Own Boss

    Rihanna. Tracee Ellis Ross. Gabrielle Union. What do all of these women have in common? Of course they’re dope. Black women are consistently killing the game. But they’re also a few of our favorite multi-hyphenate darlings who have bossed up in recent years with their own line of products. With such

  • A Week In Washington, DC, On A Joint $655,000 Income
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    A Week In Washington, DC, On A Joint $655,000 Income

    Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.Today: a surgeon who makes $655,000 per year and spends some

  • Refinery29

    Texan CEO Pilar Gonzalez On Finding Her Limits

    Pilar Gonzalez is a born-and-raised Texan and the mastermind behind DipIt—a brand new packaged dip company that’s earning entrepreneurial awards across both the state and the country. While the all-natural snack product is simply a blend of yogurt, and one of five different fresh seasonings (think: cilantro

  • This drink has the benefits of alcohol, without the hangover
    Yahoo Finance

    This drink has the benefits of alcohol, without the hangover

    A state of euphoria — that’s what promised in this drink, the Dream Light from Kin Euphorics.

  • A Week In Boston, MA, On A $74,000 Salary
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    A Week In Boston, MA, On A $74,000 Salary

    Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.Today: a project manager who makes $74,000 per year and spends

  • My Boyfriend & I Had Never Lived Together…Until We Bought A Home
    Refinery29

    My Boyfriend & I Had Never Lived Together…Until We Bought A Home

    Refinery29 is proud to partner with the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) to share real women’s stories about finding, buying, flipping, and paying off their homes. Ahead, read one woman’s testament to homeownership, and discover the power of a REALTOR®.It should come as no surprise that a couple

  • These 10 stories will drive investing for the next decade
    Yahoo Finance

    These 10 stories will drive investing for the next decade

    Peak globalization is one of 10 investing themes Bank of America-Merrill Lynch has highlighted for the next decade. Shifting demographics and automation are two other stories with investment implications.

  • I’m a Money Editor and These Are the Biggest Savings Tips I’ve Learned on the Job
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    I’m a Money Editor and These Are the Biggest Savings Tips I’ve Learned on the Job

    In my experience as a money editor, I’ve received quite a bit of good (and bad) savings advice over the years. The bad? Anything that requires me to cut out a daily coffee. (Yes, I know my $4-a-day Starbucks...

  • Under $30 Secret Santa Gifts You Can Buy On Amazon Right Now

    Under $30 Secret Santa Gifts You Can Buy On Amazon Right Now

    In any given holiday season, you may be roped into participating in several different Secret Santa gift swaps — with co-workers, extended family members, and various friend groups. Posing as several personal Santa Clauses doesn't have to be a challenge though because Amazon has plenty of gifts that

  • Can You Go To Jail For Lying On Your Resume? Apparently, The Answer Is Yes
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    Can You Go To Jail For Lying On Your Resume? Apparently, The Answer Is Yes

    She used Kate Upton’s image on her LinkedIn profile. She lied about her qualifications and made up references, including one named “Ms. Best.” Her brother is even accused of presenting himself as a former supervisor from a company neither sibling had never worked at. She also produced a fake pay slip

  • A Week In Colorado On A $45,000 Income
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    A Week In Colorado On A $45,000 Income

    Have you always wondered how Money Diaries is made? Do you want to know more about who is behind the MD curtain? Well, this is your chance — we’re doing an AMA! Submit your questions for the Money Diaries editor here to get the a’s to your q’s in an upcoming article.Welcome to Money Diaries, where we

  • Refinery29

    Advice From A Nice Girl: When Is The Right Time To Leave My Job?

    Welcome to Refinery29’s career column Advice From A Nice Girl. Every month, readers can ask Fran Hauser, bonafide boss and author of the book The Myth Of The Nice Girl, their hardest career quandaries, from managing your overly emotional boss to overcoming your biggest work fear. But this advice column

  • Twenty more women sue Lyft over 'inadequate' response to sexual assaults
    Engadget

    Twenty more women sue Lyft over 'inadequate' response to sexual assaults

    More women have accused Lyft of failing to protect them against sexual assault. A group of twenty women has sued Lyft over claims they were sexually assaulted or raped when the ridesharing company let "known sexual predators" offer service. The firm's response to these problems over the

  • I Make $137,500 As A Healthcare Consultant — & I Got A $29K Raise By Switching Jobs
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    I Make $137,500 As A Healthcare Consultant — & I Got A $29K Raise By Switching Jobs

    In our series Salary Stories, women with long-term career experience open up about the most intimate details of their jobs: compensation. It’s an honest look at how real people navigate the complicated world of negotiating, raises, promotions, and job loss, with the hope it will give young women more

  • My One-Word Response When A Woman Is Told Her Hair Is Too Black
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    My One-Word Response When A Woman Is Told Her Hair Is Too Black

    Canadian politician Celina Caesar-Chavannes is the former Liberal Member of Parliament for the electoral district of Whitby, Ontario, and a mother of three. A thought leader in equity and inclusion, she is currently working as a consultant and completing a PhD in Organizational Leadership. Follow her

  • Refinery29

    How This Philanthropic Granola Guru Finds Her Power

    Michele Liddle founded Perfect Granola —  a packaged granola brand — right in her own kitchen. But the company is about more than grocery store staples: Liddle shares 5% of all her profits with homeless shelters, outreach centers and food banks, and adamantly employs at–risk youth in the hopes of finding

  • A Week In Kansas City, MO, On A $48,000 Salary
    Refinery29

    A Week In Kansas City, MO, On A $48,000 Salary

    Welcome to Money Diaries, where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking women how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar.Have you always wondered how Money Diaries is made? Do you want to

  • My Family & I Don’t Do Holiday Gifts Anymore. Here’s What We Do Instead.
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    My Family & I Don’t Do Holiday Gifts Anymore. Here’s What We Do Instead.

    This holiday season, Refinery29 is proud to champion financial confidence alongside SunTrust — the bank providing you with all the tools and resources you’ll need to live out your bestlife. Ahead, hear one real woman’s story about pursuing her goals with financial confidence in the midst of the holidays