Tag Archives: Financial Matters

What will new credit card regulations mean for women?

TweetDisclaimer: I hate credit. It just feels wrong that I’m forced to borrow money from some big credit card company month after month, even if I don’t want or need access to any funds beyond what I hold in my bank account, just so I can improve my “score” and people in society will trust [...]
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Less than 10% of the World’s Billionaires Are Women

TweetVarious studies have been coming out over the last six months noting the gender disparity in the world’s wealthiest people. Forbes reported that of 1000 billionaires in the world only 14 are women; while TrendHunter claims that of 946 billionaires, only 86 are women, so either way it’s a range between 1 and 9 percent [...]
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Women’s mass exodus from the financial industry

TweetJust when you thought the finance industry couldn’t get any more dude-heavy, The Wall Street Journal (via Annie Lowrey) reports that women are leaving the financial industry behind: In the past 10 years, 141,000 women, or 2.6% of female workers in finance, left the industry. The ranks of men grew by 389,000 in that period, [...]
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Swedish feminist group burns 13K in pay gap protest

Tweet We apparently missed last week’s barbecue in Sweden: A feminist Swedish group protested the gender pay gap by burning 100,000 kronor ($13,000): The Feminist Initiative party says the money set ablaze on the Swedish island of Gotland on Tuesday represents the amount of money the country’s women miss out on every minute in comparison [...]
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Quick Hit: The Secret Society for Creative Philanthropy

TweetCourtney and the Secret Society for Creative Philanthropy, which she founded four years ago, were highlighted in this New York Times article. [Courtney is] a Brooklyn-based writer who, five years ago, was shocked to find herself in possession of a six-figure book advance. She wanted to give a chunk of it away, but was not [...]
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