Category Archives: Financial Fitness

Navigating Life’s Moments

By Ande Frazier, Head of Vision and Brand, myWorth Leaving the recent Pennsylvania Conference for Women, I felt more inspired than I have in quite some time. To see so many women, from all different ages, races, professions and more, gave me such a renewed sense of purpose. One of the biggest takeaways from the event, which we heard in different forms from the many distinguished speakers, was that it … [ more ]

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Kick Your Fear of Negotiating—and Get More Money | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  Speak up! Ask for more! Always negotiate! This advice is so much easier said than done. In 30 minutes, Kristin Wong, author of Get Money: Live the Life You Want, Not Just the Life You Can Afford, will share her own experience going from chronic under-earner to six-figure freelance writer and explain research-backed negotiation strategies and useful psychological concepts like “anchoring.” With her tips, you’ll … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | Kick Your Fear of Negotiating—and Get More Money

Kick Your Fear of Negotiating—and Get More Money Tuesday, June 26, 2018 1:00-1:30 pm Register Now

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Your Tax Refund: What This Money Writer Says to Do with It

Some of us take an interest in personal finance when we start pulling a real paycheck. Some of us become interested when we run into debt problems or set our sights on a big goal like saving for a house. Kristin Wong was drawn to money matters as a teenager, and read books on the topic while in high school. “Growing up, I experienced my family going from being pretty … [ more ]

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Office Hours: Help for When a Colleague Makes More Than You

You just found out that a coworker is paid more than you. But the two of you have the same job. What should you do? You could call your network (and you should). You could also read our new column, “Office Hours,” where we’ll be posing your burning career questions to our board members and other Conference for Women friends. Here’s what four business leaders from our boards would recommend … [ more ]

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Minimize Stress and Maximize Your Wallet this Holiday Season | Podcast

Click Play below to listen.  As joyous as the holidays are, the season of giving and presents and festive nights out can also cause tremendous angst and stress. In this 30-minute teleclass, seasoned finance educator Tiffany Aliche, aka “The Budgetnista,” will address three key ways to approach your finances this time of year, including preparation, savings and recovery. Get practical and easy tips that you can implement right away so … [ more ]

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Will You Face Downward Mobility When You Retire?

Many of us picture retirement as a time of ease. By then, the house will be paid off and the nest should be empty. Though there won’t be a paycheck to cover our bills, maintaining our lifestyle will cost less. The reality, however, is often reduced circumstances. “Our current retirement plans, including 401(k)s and IRAs, have failed,” says Teresa Ghilarducci, economics professor at The New School for Social Research and … [ more ]

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Podcast | Retire with Enough Money: Strategies for Making Your Money Last

Click Play below to listen. With ever-changing policies on retirement planning, it’s tempting to put off saving for retirement until there is a clear path to follow. Do you invest safely knowing that the money will be there, but might not be quite enough? Or do you invest more aggressively in the hopes that you have more money to spend later in life? Labor economist and a nationally recognized expert … [ more ]

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Flash Mob Experience at Financial Security Workshop Demonstrates Need for Education and Resources

By Angela Foreshaw-Rouse, Manager, State Operations and Community Outreach, AARP Pennsylvania What do women want? Information about managing their personal finances, judging from the throng of people who crammed together to attend two workshops led by wealth coach Deborah Owens at the 2016 Pennsylvania Conference for Women. Sponsored by AARP last October, the workshops focused on ways that women can increase wealth and prepare for retirement and appealed to everyone … [ more ]

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Free Teleclass | Retire with Enough Money: Strategies for Making Your Money Last

Retire with Enough Money: Strategies for Making Your Money Last Tuesday, November 29, 2016 1:00-1:30pm Eastern

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