With life’s busy schedule, it’s hard for most of us to dig through all the information thrown our way. Each week we scour the media universe to find the most interesting and helpful articles so you don’t have to. Take a look at what we’re reading this week.
When ‘now’ isn’t the best time to invest
Investing is one of the best ways to build savings and wealth with little effort required. And any financial advisor will tell you the best time to invest has already past — not because the market is necessarily better or worse, but because that investment needs time to grow. So your next-best option is to invest ASAP … and yet, there are times when you should consider other factors first. Check out this guide to learn more. (Lifehacker)
2019 workplace trends for entrepreneurs and business owners
Office dogs and cold brew on tap are nice workplace trends popping up in offices around the country, but what about the actual work? If you’re a business owner or manager at your job, be on the lookout for these trends this year so you get ahead of the game. (The Everygirl)
Why is it so hard for couples to talk about money — and their debt?
It might seem like an awkward or even intrusive conversation to bring to your romantic partner, but the fact of the matter is money is a part of life. Therefore, it’s something that needs to be discussed in any serious relationship. Learn why people struggle with this topic and how to navigate those conversations. (Buzzfeed)
8 money myths that keep women back from investing
March is Women’s History Month, which means it’s time to celebrate the progress women have made and recognize the work that still needs to be done in the name of gender equality. The financial world is one of the endless number of industries that has historically favored men and continues to discourage women from joining. Despite common stereotypes, women are statistically good with money — at the very least as good as men. Don’t let these myths hold you back from finding your wealth. (Style Salute)
3 steps women can take to close the gender pay gap
The gender pay gap is a massive systemic problem that no one person can fix alone. And though some companies have adopted official policies to help prevent gender bias when it comes to salaries, there is still work to be done. Here are some tips to help women address the gender pay gap for themselves and in turn help make change for other women. (Yahoo! Finance)
6 clever ways Pinterest can help you save major money
Social media is often viewed as a time-suck that wastes your energy and productivity. But sites like Pinterest can offer helpful life hacks as well as that connection you get from other social media sites. Here are just a few ways Pinterest can help you save money. (Brit + Co)
Important money lessons to teach your kids
It’s never too early to learn about money! Whether or not you have children of your own, make sure you know what and how to teach them about money from a young age. They’ll thank you for it, and you’ll thank yourself, as your children grow up and understand the value of financial literacy. (Fox Business)
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