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Ellevest Empowers Financial Investing for Women

By Mandy Dean — Washington, D.C.

When it comes to investing money and setting financial goals, millennials are behind. But most alarming is the difference in which young men and women approach their own financial planning. Though equally educated, women are often met with different workplace realities than men – fewer opportunities for promotion or advancement and, of course, that pesky phenomenon known as the “gender pay gap” – thus they find investing earnings using the same strategies as men can be less than beneficial.

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#WorthIt: Get Organized in the New Year

Becka Wall – @beckawall

You’ve unceremoniously kicked 2016 to the curb and are ready to take on 2017. Now it’s time to get organized and make the most of it! Here are a few items to add to your post-holiday sale shopping list to make every day #worthit. Continue reading “#WorthIt: Get Organized in the New Year”

Gift Subscription Packages that Make a Difference

Becka Wall – @beckawall

Fact: getting packages is fun. Double fact: Getting packages regularly is twice as fun.

Monthly subscription boxes are all the rage and for good reason: it’s fun to get packages, especially when it’s chock full of surprises every time. These boxes don’t just deliver – they help make a difference in the world. Continue reading “Gift Subscription Packages that Make a Difference”

4 Affordable Gifts for Givers on a Budget

Becka Wall – @beckawall

‘Tis the season… for gifting, cookies, holiday parties and blowing half your paycheck on holiday gifts for all your friends and family.

The holiday season can be rough if you’re on a tight budget. Here are a few ideas of things you can make to share en masse with family and friends this holiday season. Continue reading “4 Affordable Gifts for Givers on a Budget”

#WorthIt: Things that will make you #adult so hard

Becka Wall – @beckawall

Handling this crazy business known as adulthood doesn’t have to be just paying bills, cleaning house and going to work. Sometimes growing up means you get to treat yourself to some super fun, and also totally useful items that make life a little easier. Continue reading “#WorthIt: Things that will make you #adult so hard”

#WorthIt: Shears, Rain Gear and CHOCOLATE!

This is the start of a new monthly column where our editor, Becka, tells you what she’s bought or used each month that made her say “WORTH IT.” Deciding what to buy can be hard. We got you. Continue reading “#WorthIt: Shears, Rain Gear and CHOCOLATE!”

5 Tips to Keep Your Belly and Bank Account Full

Alexis Cheney – Washington, DC

As a newly minted college grad who majored in English and now earns an entry-level salary, I recently chewed on this question: How does someone on a tight budget eat well? I aim to spend about $200 on groceries and $80 on dining out per month. Here are five tips that have worked for me and will benefit other foodies on a tight budget:

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#WorthIt: Knives, News and Cases

Hi Moxie Readers! This is the start of a new monthly column where our editor, Becka, tells you what she’s bought or used each month that made her say “WORTH IT.” Deciding what to buy can be hard. We got you. Continue reading “#WorthIt: Knives, News and Cases”

Make Student Loans Work for You

By Elizabeth Paal, CFP®, CRPC®

It’s fitting to continue the discussion of student loans this month as the federal aid loans reset interest rates for upcoming school years in July.  Did you know Americans owe approximately $1.3 trillion in student loan debt spread out among 43 million borrowers? If you’re one of those 43 million, did you know you may be able to deduct your student debt interest for tax purposes? Continue reading “Make Student Loans Work for You”

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