This Week in Women

This Week in Women will be LIVE on Instagram again on Monday, April 26th at 4pm ET / 1pm PT.   My guest this week is Shana Sissel, Chief Investment Officer at Spotlight Asset Group. Shana and I have crossed paths many times, most recently as judges for the ETF.com awards.    Women Over 50…

The Greatest Story Ever Told

What is money? I found myself asking this question watching my husband check the price of his Dogecoin over the weekend. His phone became a 24-hour casino game, complete with red or green flashing lights and 20%+ moves each day. Across the country, millions of young-ish men were playing the same video game, trying to…

This Week in Women

Tune in for This Week in Women on Instagram Live. Monday, April 19th at 4pm ET / 1pm PT My colleague, Emily Johnson will join me to talk about  helping clients navigate financial planning through divorce.   To get more news coverage of women, we need more women making news Despite being two-thirds of journalism students, leadership…

Leveraging Gifts with Life Insurance

“Rich people will never be poor!” I squealed to my co-worker, half with delight and half with a twinge of guilt. We were discussing a strategy to use family gifts to fund a permanent life insurance policy. The gifts come from the grandparents. Their adult children would use the money to purchase a second-to-die life…

This Week in Women

I have an exciting announcement. This Week in Women is going Live on Twitter Spaces. Join me on Mondays at 4pm ET for a discussion of this week’s stories as well as conversation with a special guest. The idea is to create content by women, for women. Each week, I will highlight the accomplishments of…

This Week in Women

100 Women Making their Mark on the World of Finance Women are also achieving greater prominence and power in the private sector, and particularly in the world of finance, where Citigroup(ticker: C) CEO Jane Fraser just became the first woman to lead a major U.S. money-center bank. Thasunda Brown Duckett, a JPMorgan Chase(JPM) executive, was recently named CEO of TIAA,…

This Week in Women

In 25 years, the pay gap has shrunk by just 8 cents Take Ms. Rapinoe, whose fight for equal pay has become something of a calling card for the U.S. women’s team, and who played a central role in the team’s lawsuit on unequal pay filed in 2019. “One cannot simply outperform inequality,” she said. “Or be…

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Job or Kids? One in three working moms forced to choose as pandemic enters year two One attorney faked leaving her house every day, got in her car, and waved goodbye to her 3-year old, then sneaked back in the house to work upstairs, Damon said. Others put red-light/green-light signs on guestroom doors so they…

Macro Thinking

There is a lot of buzz going around about the size of the latest Covid relief bill and the national debt. $1.9 Trillion is a lot of money. Democrats call it the minimum amount of support needed to help individuals struggling through the pandemic, while Republicans call it a “liberal wish list” of pork barrel…

This Week in Women

Cathie Wood: A Tech Investor Doing God’s Work Wood is the public face of a speculative tech boom many liken to the dot.com boom and bust of the early 2000s. The success of Tesla and other technology stocks that Ark owns has, together with massive investor inflows, propelled the combined value of the five exchange…