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The Feminist Financier

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The Feminist Financier
General Finance
women and money, career advice, investing, early retirement, financial independence, gender equality
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Washington, D.C., United States
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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Coffee is a hot topic in the personal finance world. I’m serious! Much ink has been spilled doing the math on how much we’re spending on our daily coffee order. If you Google “give up coffee to save money” you’ll see pages of posts, with particular judgement for those of us (like me) that indulge at Starbucks.I’m here to confront this trope. I realize this is deeply controversial, so hold ...
Posted: Mar 30 2018 @ 10:52 AM
Investing is defined as, “the outlay of money usually for income or profit.” The idea behind investing' Put your money to work for you, in something you believe will increase in value over time. Investing your money in the stock market may seem like a foreign concept; How do you know which funds to invest in' How does trading actually work' And what the heck is a mutual fund'There are ...
Posted: Feb 18 2018 @ 7:44 PM
When you’re starting your career, you’ve got a ton on your “must do” list: impressing your boss on your first solo assignment, successfully navigating workplace politics, preparing to ask for your first raise, curating the perfect work wardrobe...the list goes on and on.There’s another, critical, financial to-do that you need to accomplish. You need to start investing for retirement.Why should you care about investing for retirement' Fair question - retirement ...
Posted: Jan 26 2018 @ 1:52 PM
This post is by my fabulous internet friend Tori Dunlap. Founder of her first business at age nine, Tori is an award-winning digital marketer, entrepreneur, and blogger. She has led, developed, and executed social media and communication plans for global brands. Tori is founder of Victori Media, helping millennial women live life victoriously and is obsessed with finding cheap flights, reading a good book in the bathtub, and watching classic ...
Posted: Jan 12 2018 @ 2:17 PM
In the workforce, doing great work isn’t enough to accelerate your career. Mentors and sponsors ensure your great work is recognized, acknowledged, and appreciated by those in power. My mentor has been a tremendously valuable source of guidance throughout my career, and our partnership helped me earn my most recent (and significant) promotion.Let’s take a moment to define terms:Mentors provide guidance, coaching, and perspective on your career and professional ambitions. ...
Posted: Jan 05 2018 @ 12:47 PM
One of the best things about building wealth and making money is the opportunity to give your money away. On this blog, I’ve talked about giving to charity as one of the six expenses I’ll never cut back on and donating regularly is one of the things that successful 30-year olds should be doing with their money!I believe that anyone that is privileged enough to be investing, budgeting, and saving ...
Posted: Jan 01 2018 @ 3:59 PM
Certified Financial Planner™ professionals help clients align their finances with life goals. I prefer fee-based planners that have earned a CFPⓇ certification, and recommend you consider them if you’re selecting an advisor to help you with your financial plans.If you’re like me, you probably wonder about the lessons these financial gurus have learned from years of serving clients. Is there secret perspective that they have gained from those experiences' What ...
Posted: Dec 29 2017 @ 2:23 PM
I have been thrilled to read recent reports that millennials are out-saving other generations. On average, we save 19% of our income, which is 5% more than Gen Xers and Baby Boomers, who average only 14%.Many of us are focusing our saving on near-term objectives, like housing, or to live a certain lifestyle. It is equally important that we save for retirement. Investing small amounts regularly can build tremendous wealth, ...
Posted: Dec 22 2017 @ 4:33 PM
Saving for retirement can be daunting...and the finance industry’s love for confusing acronyms doesn’t help. So, what’s the difference between an IRA and a 401(k)' And, do those differences even matter' Let’s explore the basics, to prepare you to build wealth.Why should you care about investing for retirement' Fair question - retirement can seem like a hazy event in the future, making it feel far less urgent than other life ...
Posted: Dec 09 2017 @ 3:02 PM
You’ve reached your 30s - congratulations! If your 20s are all about change (graduating college, starting a career, exploring new relationships, and living on your own), your 30s are about taking your life to the next level; accelerating your career, exploring the world, and making a difference.Don’t ignore your finances in this critical decade. You have finally made a dent in your student loans, grown your paycheck, and started saving. ...
Posted: Nov 27 2017 @ 7:13 PM


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