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Alicia McElhaney

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women, personal finance, economy, investing, budgeting, female, feminist, women and money, personal finance for women, careers
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Latest Blog Posts

I recently engaged in a bit of an experiment when it comes to my spending. I tallied up everything I spent in one category, clothing, over the past two months, and how many items I spent that money on. ...
Posted: Mar 13 2019 @ 6:09 PM
Moving can be wildly expensive, from having to rent a moving truck to the down payments and upfront costs of staking out a new space. ...
Posted: Jun 27 2018 @ 2:01 AM
I work with creditors to resolve client's delinquent debt for less than what is owed on a Bank of America or Capital One credit cards, for example. This type of program is called debt settlement, but we have a particular advantage by being able to offer a portion of our clients the loan program. This program helps people who experience a hardship that make it difficult to keep up with ...
Posted: Jun 12 2018 @ 1:00 PM
The good news is that there are a number of cost-control methods new parents can employ when raising children. Here are some tips that may help. ...
Posted: May 24 2018 @ 1:00 PM
Amanda Eisenberg is stepping down as She Spends editor, effective May 25. ...
Posted: May 23 2018 @ 9:30 AM
I finally figured out how to not look like a dweeb when I put my carry-on in the overhead compartment. Let my past mistakes be our guide as we look at how I packed for an overnight business trip. ...
Posted: May 22 2018 @ 9:30 AM
Globalization, or the connection of businesses around the world, could prompt digital currency like bitcoin to become the global standard instead of the U.S. Dollar. ...
Posted: May 10 2018 @ 12:25 PM
I am a queer/fat/disabled/non-binary person, but I am white and tend to present myself well. There are not many people in STEM or specifically IT/Tech who have similar experiences to mine ...
Posted: May 09 2018 @ 11:15 AM
Our affiliate Ellevest is working on a new initiative to change the way women work within our financial system. ...
Posted: May 07 2018 @ 4:49 PM
It is hard enough to find a job as an American with an undergraduate degree, but if you’re foreign? Girl, bye. ...
Posted: May 03 2018 @ 1:16 PM


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