Investing for Women


How to find quick, hidden money in divorce

If you’re looking for sneaky or aggressive ways to shake money from your soon-to-be ex, click off this post and look elsewhere. But if you’re going through a divorce, and are stressed about money, keep reading. And if you ARE going through a divorce, or are divorced, there is a very good chance that financial…


Prosper Review: Is a personal loan right for you?

One of the biggest names in the loan business is Prosper, which claims to have approved more than 700,000 people for loans since its 2005 launch. Prosper offers personal loans at low rates, and have topped “best of” lists for the last several years for pioneering the peer-to-peer lending business model. Apply for a Prosper…

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How to run a single mom household like a boss

Running a household as a single mom can be challenging. But with the right tools, organization, and support, you can become exceptionally efficient when it comes to managing day-to-day tasks. Because let’s get real: YOU DON’T HAVE A CHOICE! By using apps, outsourcing, budgeting, and automating, you can organize your busy life regardless of whether…

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Rocket Lawyer review: Divorce legal help and documents for cheap

Most lawyers require a retainer up front and an hourly rate of $200, $300, $500 or more per hour. These costs can be a real barrier for people who need legal help, especially individuals who are navigating a legal crisis, facing divorce, or starting a business with limited funds. Fortunately, technology has made it easier…


Best place to sell watches and questions to ask before you sell your luxury timepiece

Quick take: If you no longer wear that luxury timepiece, or the watch in your drawer, safe or jewelry box holds negative memories, it’s time to sell your watch for the most cash possible. Thankfully, this is easier than ever, thanks to safe, secure online auction sites. There’s something so empowering about wearing a bold,…

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Why single moms don’t get to celebrate Father’s Day

Plenty of memes going around Facebook giving Father’s Day shout-outs to single moms who “do it all.” Make your way down the card isle and you will come across Hallmark’s cards, they have a half-dozen designed celebrating moms on this day. Cards read: “Happy Father’s Day, Mom!” “Mom: You’re the best! Thanks for being both…


Stockpile Review: Give the gift of stock

Are you tired of giving the kids in your life useless gifts that end up in the trash? Would you rather help them learn valuable financial and investing lessons that can last a lifetime? If so, check out Stockpile — an innovative investing platform that lets you purchase stock gift cards that represent fractional shares…


Lending Club Review: The best site for investors and personal loans?

Lending Club promises two things: For investors: Higher rates of return than savings accounts, or most mutual funds (because typically those are really lousy). For borrowers: Lower rates than credits cards and personal loans (which can be really lousy). What is Lending Club? Lending Club is a decade-old, publicly traded fin-tech company that promises to…


Freedom Debt Relief Review: Is it a good way to consolidate your debt?

Debt happens — often out of what feels like an absolute necessity at the moment. Maybe you broke out that emergency credit card for car repairs, thinking you’d pay it off way before the interest kicked in, only to have your best-laid plans foiled by life. Before you know it (sick dogs, sick kids, fewer…


Dating as a single mom is the same as dating as a teenager

Sunday morning I had brunch with my brother Josh and sister-in-law Susan. They’re in their early 30s, don’t have kids, stay out late, and sleep in on weekends. In other words: They’re normal. Susan grilled me about my date from the night before while my little brother pretended he’d lost his hearing. “We went for…


How to sell your necklace online, and questions to ask to get the most cash

Thinking of selling your necklace online? Thankfully, there are safe, reputable sites that will help you sell a necklace and other fine jewelry — including gold, platinum, gemstone, pearl, diamond, engagement and bridal, and designer jewelry, fast, safely and for the highest price. My best recommendations is to sell jewelry using Worthy. The reason for…

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7 reasons NOT to fight for money you’re owed from your ex

Money is often cited as the No. 1 thing divorcing couples fight over. Financial disagreements clog the courts and wrack up attorney bills — not to mention burn untold units of stress and misery for each party, their children and anyone within earshot. This money-related financial tension carries over after breakups and divorce. Often, women…