11:00 am, April 26th | by Christine Ryan Jyoti, LearnVest
Is the smartphone costing you more than a big chunk of change? We took a closer look at the toll mobile technology is having on many marriages, kids, work productivity and even our safety.
Oh The Mortification of the College Application Essay: Or, Don’t Worry Columbia Class of 2017, You Got This
11:00 am, April 25th | by Mandy Stadtmiller, xoJane
That was my first thought as I combed through the many college application essays leaked on Gawker after a tip-off to Ivygate of a Google drive folder where the Columbia University Class of 2017 shared (seemingly only to fellow students) their application essays to build community amongst their fellow students.
11:15 am, April 23rd | by Laura Shin, LearnVest
When you prioritize a set of tasks, you probably often order them by deadline, right? The things that have to be done today get taken care of first, and the things that have to be done tomorrow go next, and so on. Given that this system seems to work well for most tasks in our lives, it’s easy to see how people keep putting off saving for retirement. It’s so far off it seems like there will always be time later to work on it.
5:15 pm, April 19th | by Cheryl Lock, LearnVest
I’m not proud to admit that there have been days when I’ve needed to ask my husband to hide my credit card from me.
4:15 pm, April 18th | by Natalie Meehan, xoJane
My money is my money and it’s my money to spend. I earned it. It’s mine.
11:00 am, April 11th | by Soraya Roberts, xoJane
Difficult. It ís an adjective I generally associate with my adolescent tantrums.
11:00 am, April 9th | by Libby Kane, LearnVest
Flexibility is a good thing, right?
11:30 am, April 5th | by Cheryl Lock, LearnVest
These days, kids don’t take stereotypes sitting down. Take, for example, eighth grader McKenna Pope, who was so annoyed by the fact that Easy-Bake Ovens only have advertisements featuring girls, and that they only come in purple and pink, that she started a petition calling for Hasbro to keep their gender stereotyping in check. (Hasbro will release a more gender-neutral version next year.)
Hasbro isn’t the only toy company taking notice.
11:00 am, April 4th | by Kezia Willingham, xoJane
Every time I read an article about Sheryl Sandberg, leaning in, leaning back, and the choices that the most privileged people in America get to make, it leaves me feeling like there is a gigantic piece of the conversation missing.