Men are saving more than twice as much as women, according to a new data report by SaveUp. The data shows that men are saving more aggressively for retirement, and that women may not be as financially prepared for the future as they should or could be. Although behavioral factors do play a part, there's also an intrinsic cost for just simply being female that is staggering.
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Despite the debated statistic that, on average, full-time working women earn just 77 cents for every dollar a man earns, the wage gap does not appear to be keeping a growing number of women from earning breadwinner status in their families. A recent USA TODAY analysis of Census Bureau data reveals, "a revolution in the traditional roles of men and women that extends from college campuses to the workplace to ... [Read More]
Self-proclaimed "serial entrepreneur", angel investor, mentor, radio personality and philanthropist, Liz Hamburg is one busy woman you should know. Founder and President of Upstart Ventures, Liz has consulted with and incubated many start-ups including her latest venture, ApplyWise, an online college admissions counseling company. She is also the co-host of "Launchpad" a weekly radio segment on WOR radio, ... [Read More]
84% of working women said that staying home to raise children is a financial luxury they aspire to
1 in 3 resent their partner for not earning enough to make that dream a reality
These are two findings from a new partnered survey co-sponsored by ForbesWoman and TheBump.com, which concluded that a growing number of women see staying home to raise children (while a partner provides financial support) to ... [Read More]
Women are such interesting and complex creatures, it's no wonder that our habits, bodies, minds and emotions are examined, analyzed and measured in all different ways by some pretty smart people.
Just this week the results of several studies about women were released and we're giving you the highlights of what they each reveal about our financial know how, breast health, drinking habits and workin' 9 to ... [Read More]
There was an article in this Sunday's New York Times that led to lots of discussion in our office. Titled "So Eager for Grandchildren, They're Paying the Egg-Freezing Clinic", the crux of the piece is about a growing trend of parents lending financial support to their 35+ year old daughters to undergo egg freezing to improve their chances of having children later on, when they are ready to start a family. ... [Read More]
More than a decade ago, it began with an all-important realization. Rapid growth of the global economy has accelerated the degradation of the Earth's most important asset: the environment. Persistent poverty around the world threatens the critical natural resource base while resulting climate change further exacerbates the planet's delicate balance. The good news is, there is an emerging core of creative, ... [Read More]
You excitedly prepare to walk the aisles of your local beauty boutique or hit the beauty floor of your favorite department store, ready to shop. But, you are suddenly assaulted by a dizzying array of brands and colors, powders and creams, lotions and potions, spritzes and sprays. You find yourself overwhelmed by a sea of endless choices. You panic, grab the first lipstick you see (fingers crossed it won't ... [Read More]