This week the message is clear: money talks. Learning how we can better listen could mean a wealth of difference both in our homes and around the world. Find out what it’s had to say in this week’s top reads for women and money from around the web.

Editor’s picks of the week

  1. Canadian Living delves into the minds (and pocketbooks) of Canadian women to uncover all things financial. 
  2. Leaders in the areas of psychology, social justice, religion, and finance explore money from the perspective of spirit. Collective wisdom from various spiritual traditions and personal stories are included in this full-day conference on money.
  3. Voting with her wallet: One woman’s pledge to only spend money on movies made by women.
  4. More boomers are working longer than before. Here’s how that’s impacting jobs, benefits, and markets.
  5. Studies show that having women in leadership roles improves performance—so why aren’t there more women running mutual funds?
  6. In an increasingly cashless society, credit may soon be queen. Here are five things you can start doing for your credit score right now.