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
Of all the dates saved in your calendar, chances are, Tax Day isn't the most enticing. We don’t blame you — managing your finances is intimidating. Between deductions, investments, business expenses, and all that paperwork from your side hustle, getting your accounts in order can seem overwhelming
Welcome toMoney 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 college counselor who makes $52,275 per
April is known for showers, but financially speaking, it might be prudent to prepare for a washout. Not only is it always a good idea to have more cash on hand, but Jupiter, the planet of good luck and bounty,...
If you feel dread when you think about retirement instead of gleeful anticipation, it could be because you don't know exactly what your goal is. Here's how to help target a savings amount and how to get there.
Welcome toMoney 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 program coordinator working at a nonprofit
In case you haven’t heard, today news broke of what’s being called the largest college admissions scandal in history.It goes like this: A man named William Singer, who is the founder of a college-prep business called The Key, accepted millions of dollars from individuals to get their children into elite
We get it — networking isn’t always everyone’s favorite activity, especially when it comes to cold contacting people. Reaching out to someone you don’t know can feel super awkward. And yet we all know that connecting with people in your field, especially those who are a few steps (or years) ahead of
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There's a new Billy McFarland in town, and his name is William Singer. Today, news broke of a $25 million nationwide college-acceptance fraud scandal, implicating at least 33 parents (among them, Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, a famous fashion designer, and prominent real estate investors and
There's been a lot of talk in the last year, kicked off by reports from the Annenberg Inclusion Initiative, about the "boys club" that is the music industry. And now, a new study of nearly 2,000 women in the industry paints a more detailed picture of the specific challenges women in the
On the premier episode of The Dropout, the ABC News–produced podcast about Elizabeth Holmes and the Theranos fraud, we meet Don Lucas Sr., one of the first investors to back the blood-testing company. In a clip from an oral-history interview from 2009, Lucas explained that he assumed his initial conversation
Former top banker Cate Luzio quite her job to help women advance their careers. Here's how she's getting women from the middle to the top.
This week's episode of Money Diaries: The Podcast is a really tough one. Our caller is not spending $300 a month on wine or lamenting the fact that her husband doesn't want to take a beach vacation. Alex is 29 and has $90,000 in student-loan debt. She's also woefully underemployed, helping
Two thousand eighteen wasn’t a great year for Elizabeth Holmes.Following the slow implosion of her blood-testing company, Theranos, Holmes received her first charges from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in March 2018. A few months later, in September, Theranos was finally forced to
Welcome toMoney 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: an administrative assistant working in higher
Most taxpayers, as they get started on their 2018 taxes, are only now really grasping the effects of the 2017 law. Moving forward, there are opportunities and pitfalls to take into account for 2019.
I first met Melissa Butler, the founder of The Lip Bar, at a promotional event for the independent documentary She Did That by Renae Bluitt. It’s a film about Black, female entrepreneurs and the ways we turn our passions into profitable businesses despite the obvious hardships.Melissa and I were two
Presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren went on CNBC on Wednesday morning to talk about everything from the Mueller report and potential impeachment to breaking up big tech and the college-admissions scandal. The Massachusetts senator, who has shunned the “Democratic Socialist” title, also offered up a
Salmon genetically modified to grow faster could hit store shelves as early as 2020. The FDA now allows this type of fish to be imported to the U.S.