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On Asking For More Money

On Asking For More Money

I have been terrible at negotiating rates. I haven't been great at asking for raises. For years I made $10/hour…

Give the Planet a Break this Christmas:  How to Wrap Sustainably

Give the Planet a Break this Christmas: How to Wrap Sustainably

Why Financial Failure Isn’t Weakness

Why Financial Failure Isn’t Weakness

Why Financial Failure Isn’t Weakness I am not afraid to highlight my failures because I see them as (sometimes costly)…

Sofia’s Story – Women Who Code NYC

Sofia’s Story – Women Who Code NYC

Following is a keynote speech from WellWallet founder Sofia Rossato, given at the Women Who Code NYC event hosted by…

Money Stories:  Debt Anxiety Was Taking Me Down, But Cancer Changed Everything

Money Stories: Debt Anxiety Was Taking Me Down, But Cancer Changed Everything

Money Stories:  There were very few things Eleni couldn’t handle. Her mother’s untimely death, the loss of a business, her…

How to Use Technology to Grow Your Money and Change Our World – Podcast with WellWallet Founder Sofia Rossato

How to Use Technology to Grow Your Money and Change Our World – Podcast with WellWallet Founder Sofia Rossato

The staff of WellWallet take great pleasure in sharing with you this enlightening podcast “How To Use Technology to Improve…

How Comparing Yourself to Others Holds You Back

How Comparing Yourself to Others Holds You Back

For at least the first five years I spent writing, I compared myself to other people.

Too Old to Get Hired, Too Young to Retire: Ageism is a Thing

Too Old to Get Hired, Too Young to Retire: Ageism is a Thing

Ageism in the Workplace I was sitting at my desk, minding my own business, when I overheard my operations manager…

How To Stay Sane While Budgeting For Your Wedding (And Not Rip Your Partner’s Head Off)

How To Stay Sane While Budgeting For Your Wedding (And Not Rip Your Partner’s Head Off)

Getting engaged is a wonderful thing. You share your joyous news with family, friends, and random Facebook acquaintances you dated…

Money Regrets are a Waste of Life: 3 Steps to Get Out

Money Regrets are a Waste of Life: 3 Steps to Get Out

The Night My Friend’s Past Stole a Piece of Life We were camping on the shore of a gorgeous prehistoric…

Follow Your Heart (But Fund Your Dreams)

Follow Your Heart (But Fund Your Dreams)

Follow your dreams"" is such a great piece of advice if that is a thing you can afford to do.

Top 5 Ways To End Plastics in the Oceans

Top 5 Ways To End Plastics in the Oceans

Top 5 Ways To End Plastics in the Oceans Let’s be straight up here. It’s not realistic to imagine that…

I Worked In a Bank When I Was 22 and Wanted to Walk Into the Sea

I Worked In a Bank When I Was 22 and Wanted to Walk Into the Sea

At 22, I was professionally flailing. I'd spent my three years since dropping out of college working at a hardware…

The Power of the Purse

The Power of the Purse

An Interview with Diane MacEachern Diane MacEachern wants you to use your purse to build a better world. The bestselling…

Hairy Legs Are Sexier Than Disgusting Disposable Razors

Hairy Legs Are Sexier Than Disgusting Disposable Razors

Spring is here. It‘s almost time to bare our legs. What do women do? We shave, of course. And so…

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