Recently, I attended a women’s event at Motley Fool. It was an engaging opportunity to meet Megan McArdle, author of The Upside of Down, which inadvertently relates to the experience of investing. In order to become successful, you have to learn from your failures. You’ll probably make some poor choices along the way, but you
Great business partnerships are built on mutual respect for a shared vision. Harris and Harris Wealth and Pax Investments have announced a collaboration to offer the pioneering Pax Global Women’s Leadership Index Fund, the first and only mutual fund in the country focusing on investing in companies that are global leaders in advancing women professionally. “I
Your finances could be your biggest barrier to running for office In 2008, Hillary Clinton told us there were “18 million cracks in the highest and hardest glass ceiling, filling us with the hope and sure knowledge that the path will be easier next time.” Six years later, it looks like her prediction is getting
Photographer, Tim Trumble, American Council on Education (Gretchen Bataille, Senior VP at ACE; Ruth Simmons, President of Brown University, and Diana Cordóva, Assistant VP at ACE) In my 20 years’ experience, I’ve encountered and met women who have been guilty of making the occasional money mishap. Even those of us who work in high-profile
Has an embarrassing situation ever stopped you from moving forward financially? I’ve been listening to all the chatter about Monica Lewinsky and it’s inspired me to talk about how an emotional travesty can derail your finances. OK, maybe your situation wasn’t an affair with a head of state. But your experience may have been just
It all began in 1981 when Congress authorized a week dedicated to acknowledging the contributions of women to America’s history. As women, we have achieved great feats from becoming airplane pilots (Amelia Earhart), astronauts (Sally Ride and Mae Jamison), congressional representatives (Jeannette Rankin and Shirley Chisholm), millionaires (Madame CJ Walker), and each day more stories
My husband is a huge Star Trek fan (otherwise known as a “Trekki”), so as his loving wife I watch it with him sometimes. It’s actually quite interesting once you get into it. As I dove into the earlier episodes with Captain Kirk, Spock and Dr. McCoy, I started to pay attention to the technology.
February is the month of love, so it’s a great opportunity to share some money stories around relationships. As you may know, finance is one of the major reasons why couples get divorced. Why? Well, based on my own relationship with my husband, I’ve found it’s because he and I have different experiences with money.