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Savings: "What I Wish I Knew"

Savings: "What I Wish I Knew"

Do you have enough money saved for your future #goals? If the answer is no, or if you aren’t really sure, you aren’t alone --  just 45% of the 62 million working women (aged 21-64) in the U.S. participate in a retirement plan. Women are more likely to do part-time work that doesn’t come with a retirement plan. We also earn less on average, and leave the workforce at a higher rate to care for small children or aging relatives.

Especially if you’re young, you may think that savings and retirement planning is something for “Future You” to worry about. However, the best time to start saving is now! 

With this in mind, we asked women:   **What is something you wish you knew sooner about saving?**

What They Didn't Teach You In School

What They Didn't Teach You In School

With all of the graduations happening over the last few months, it got me thinking about my own school experience and how there are so many essential things they just don't teach you in school. Here are a few tips, especially for new grads.

The (S)Heroes

The (S)Heroes

In business, entertainment, politics, and virtually everywhere: 2016 made women of color everywhere proud.

So many ladies shone brighter than Rihanna could have ever predicted.

Those women that came before us are smiling down in delight knowing that we have not put their efforts to waste; so many women this year have proudly and humbly take the baton, continuing to crush glass ceilings and sprinkle their magic all over the globe.

This week, we salute five “sheroes” who inspired us in 2016. We’re sharing a few short facts on each here, and we’ll be honoring a different woman on this list every day on social media.