From the new, gender-based, federal budget to the release of the feminist-version, and smash hit, Beauty & The Beast, it’s been a lively week for women & money.

Take a look at this week’s top reads for women and money from around the web.

Editor’s picks of the week

  1. Action blockbusters are not only for teenage boys. Hollywood is finding gold in female-centric films.
  2. Golden Girl Finance contributor Kelley Keehn talks about building your money confidence.
  3. Oprah’s quotes on women, money, and success may help lift you (and your bank balance) to new heights.
  4. Do women manage money better? Let’s look at the numbers.
  5. The new, gender-based federal budget recognizes different financial realities for men and women.