Every third Thursday, we dedicate The Savvy to finances. Today, we’ve got a few tips for getting your financial health as in shape as your physical health.
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8 rules of thumb for your financial life
Our financial health and well being is extremely important as we move into mid-life and get closer to retirement. This article outlines 8 financial rules of thumb, explains the rational behind them and offers a fresh take on the old rules. Take a look and make sure you are on track. You want to control your finances and not the other way around.
When it comes to money, there is nothing wrong with being smart, confident, and, yes, bossy
A recent study revealed that 80% of women feel uncomfortable discussing their finances. This has serious implications – only 39% of women ask for a higher salary when starting a new job! Unfortunately, the stereotype of only aggressive or bossy women talking about financial matters still exists. As you all know, we have earned the right to talk about money and make smart financial decisions. Let’s eliminate the stigma surrounding financial knowledge and show our confidence proudly.
You better work (for yourself, that is)
Gen Xers now account for more than half of all new startups. Gen X women, in particular, are bringing significant career experience to the startup and freelance scene. Want to know if this is for you? This article shares 5 questions you should ask yourself before going out on your own. Those of us here at The Savvy know all too well the importance of making a plan and working 24/7 to see your idea come to fruition! Tweet us your tips for going solo @thesavvydaily #beyourownboss