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How Women Can Boost Retirement Savings

Preparing for the financial realities of living longer

Only 53% of women indicated that they had begun saving for retirement, compared with 65%…

By Stacey Tisdale

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People of Color Will Be Majority Working Class by 2032

The changing face of the workforce

“While policies aimed at raising living standards for the working class are often conflated with…

By Stacey Tisdale

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America’s Shrinking Middle Class

The rich are getting richer, as the middle are being squeezed to the bottom

What’s interesting is like the man from San Francisco, the shrinking middle class is as…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What My Mother Taught Me About Gender and Money

Why mothers really do know what’s best

Our mothers and grandmothers “got it.” They knew that the world is not designed for…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Top 100 CEOs Have as Much in Retirement Assets as 41% of American Families

Study shows wide ‘asset’ gap among CEOs due to gender and race

“The CEOs’ extraordinary nest eggs are not the result of extraordinary performance,” notes Scott Klinger,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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What the Wage Gap Does to Women As They Grow Old

Women 80% more likely to be impoverished in retirement than men

Financial experts say the financial realities facing women mean they have to take extra care…

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YWCA USA CEO Shares Most Important Money Lessons

Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron discusses the need for a level financial playing field

I have had an incredible support system in my life and have made great strides…

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[Study] Women, Money, and Depression

Study finds wage gap could explain increased anxiety in women

“The social processes that sort women into certain jobs, compensate them less than equivalent male…

By Stacey Tisdale

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[Women’s History Month] Dr. Dara Richardson Heron Making History At The YWCA

Worked to enhance the lives of women, girls, and families

It is my hope that when people reflect on my legacy, they will say, “Throughout…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Will the ‘Pay Gap’ Between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova Close?

Tennis star’s admission of drug use a game changer in advertising world

While Williams has always stood in Sharapova’s shadow when it comes to endorsements, she has…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Why Women Should Save Money Differently Than Men

Author Terrell Dinkins says ‘mars/venus’ rule should apply to finances

“Because of divorce, widowhood or remaining single, many of us will have to carry the…

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Obama Administration Pushing For Higher Pay For Black Single Mothers

White House working to pass Raise the Wage Act

At the current minimum wage, a single mom who works full-time to support two children…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Black Women at the Bottom of Income Gap

New Census report shows no progress on racial income gaps

While other groups may have stayed out of work after a job loss, African American…

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[STUDY] Minority Retail Workers Earn Lower Wages Than White Colleagues

Report finds wage gap amongst minority workers and their white counterparts

New study released by Demo and the NAACP shows black and Hispanic retail workers earn…

By Courtney Connley

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Los Angeles Becomes Latest City to Raise Minimum Wage to $15

City Council passes vote to increase wages to $15 an hour

Los Angeles passes a vote to increase minimum wages to $15 an hour.

By Courtney Connley

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Facebook Increases Pay and Benefits for Low-Wage Workers

Sandberg says the move is the right thing to do for the business and community

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg announces company plan to improve pay and benefits for low-wage workers.

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5 Career Industries With the Largest Wage Gap

Career fields where women are the most underpaid

Five career industries where women are the most underpaid.

By Courtney Connley

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Four Alarming Facts that Prove Equal Pay Day is Still Needed

Statistics that prove the fight for equality must continue

A list of alarming facts that prove the fight for equality in the workplace is…

By Courtney Connley

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Wells Fargo Survey: Female College Grads Earn Less than Men

Millennial women still feeling the effects of the gender pay gap

A Wells Fargo survey reveals female college graduates earn $20,000 less than male college graduates.

By Courtney Connley

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Women & Money: The Gender Wage Gap Could Cost You $2 Million

The financial consequences of working while female add up to many missed opportunities

For all of us who are guilty of WWF (working while female) we already know…

By Patricia Stallworth

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