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Empty Nest
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An Empty Nest Could Mean a Fuller Wallet

When children leave home, you may have extra resources to invest in yourself. “Pomp and Circumstance” is streaming throughout the auditorium. You beam with pride … Read more

Five Summer Money Lessons for Kids
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Five Summer Money Lessons for Kids

Easy ways to teach your kids and grandkids about basic financial management. It’s never too early to teach your children or grandchildren the value of … Read more

Surviving, Then Thriving
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Surviving, Then Thriving

When facing the inevitable, it may help to take time to deal with the practical details beforehand. Few things are as sad and traumatic as … Read more

Wine & Wisdom Invite
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Mid-Year Update with Women Forward

Wine & Wisdom Make the MOST of the REST of 2018! Mid-year is a good time to take account of what we have seen, what … Read more

10 Common Scams
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10 Common Scams and How to Avoid Them

Familiarize yourself with these common swindles, often targeting retirees. As we age, we may become more susceptible to fraudsters who make a living preying on … Read more

7 Science-Backed Reasons Traveling Helps You Succeed in Life
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7 Science-Backed Reasons Traveling Helps You Succeed in Life

We all know that vacation lowers stress.[1] After all, ditching your laptop for a beachside massage leaves little to worry about. But did you know … Read more

Spring Cleaning

How To Make Money Off The Treasures You Find During Spring Cleaning

Two ways to win: less stuff in the house, more money in the wallet – Decluttering the house is good for your mental health — … Read more

Women & Philanthropy
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EVENT HAS PASSED: Women & Philanthropy: What can we accomplish together?

Join your Women Forward team and guest speakers, Anne Hoyt Taff and Elizabeth McCray, from the Minnesota Community Foundation for an event where we will help you … Read more

Investing Gap Week 5

There’s an Investing Gap That Costs Women Up to $1 Million – Part 5 – The Gender Pay Gap

What is the gender pay gap? It’s real, and at the very least people are beginning to understand that Depending on the job and area, the … Read more

Investing Gap Week 3

There’s an Investing Gap That Costs Women Up to $1 Million – Part 3 – What is the gender debt gap?

When it comes to carrying debt there is such a thing as good debt vs. bad debt. What type we carry can influence our financial … Read more

Investing Gap Week 2

There’s an Investing Gap That Costs Women Up to $1 Million – Part 2 – How to close the investing gap

This is going to sound a bit like a Nike commercial: Just do it. Find an advisor who feels right for you—and don’t settle. First make sure you … Read more

Money Really Can Buy Happiness
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Money Really Can Buy Happiness, Say Scientists

It is said that money cannot buy happiness, but according to scientists, it depends what you spend it on. New research suggests that using money to buy … Read more