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16
Feb

Girls and Money Education — The Why and How

Why teach girls about money? The answers to that simple question are numerous, but here are a few: End the gender wage gap Promote economic empowerment Ensure a safe retirement Create opportunities throughout life When girls learn about money, they can learn critical life skills like salary research and negotiation, and the need to maximize …

18
Jan

BIG News From Financial Nutrition!

Financial Nutrition is launching a nonprofit division, to help provide girls’ and women’s financial education curriculum and workshops for needy schools and organizations. We are so excited to be able to support financial learning in girls and women all over the country, and all over the world. To begin, we are offering girls’ financial education …

19
Oct

Parents in Action: Money Learning

Working with schools and parents on financial education is one of the important roles of Financial Nutrition in our mission to provide education for financial health. In fulfillment of our mission, I am excited to announce that I will be giving a talk for school representatives at NYC Parents in Action, or PIA this Thursday, October 22. The PIA is …

7
Sep

Holistic Wealth … Redux

  Happy Labor Day! Here we are at the unofficial end of summer. It’s time to get back on track, back on schedule, and back to our normal lives. As you begin to dig back into your “real” life, here are some thoughts on wealth management. The concept of wealth management can apply to everyone. …

10
Aug

Credit Where Credit is Due

Credit can mean a lot of different things to people. But what is credit, actually? Credit comes from the Latin credo, or to believe. In the financial services world, credit means that a lender, like a bank or a credit card company, believes you will repay the money you borrow, be it a mortgage, car loan, …

3
Aug

Mothers, Fathers, and the Wage Gap

Women’s income potential — and achievement — is a big issue given that most of us build our wealth primarily from our income, and many women are under-earning their potential. The gender wage gap stands strong at 78%, despite best efforts to narrow it. While we encourage women to be pro-active and negotiate higher salaries, it …

20
Jul

Women, Business, and Money

Donald Trump has been getting  lot of press lately. But the article that interested me the most was the one about his daughter, Ivanka. Posted on our Facebook page last week, the article discussed how Ivanka Trump is working her way to a leadership position in her family’s four-generation development company. Ivanka explained in the …

15
Jun

5 Money Learning Keys for Girls

Women, especially, are failing financial literacy. An article with that title, published in the Wall Street Journal, reports on two different studies that show that women are still falling behind in the critical area of financial understanding. Money understanding is multi-faceted. There’s the knowledge that needs to be acquired, and then there are actions that …

1
Jun

How Salary Negotiations Support Women

Ending salary negotiations has been discussed lately as a way to help narrow the gender wage gap. The idea is that, if women are not as good at men at negotiating, or are penalized for asking for a raise, then just end the process altogether with a transparent, systematic, salary structure. A lot of pieces to …

25
May

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who died in service to the US. We offer our deepest thanks to those who gave this ultimate sacrifice, and to the families they left behind.

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