From smashing glass ceilings in the boardroom to breaking down walls on Wall Street—all while maintaining the ever-delicate work-life balance—it’s been a remarkable week for women and money.
Here are this week’s top reads for women and money from around the web.
Editor’s picks of the week
- From broke to breaking the bank—how Joan Rivers finally took back control of her finances
- Both male and female CEO salaries rose 9% last year but the number of female CEOs remains stuck at 6% in the U.S.
- Here are the 10 highest-earning female CEOs.
- Women are perceived as less competent than men and lacking in leadership potential. However, a recent study has found that climbing the corporate ladder does not increase women’s life satisfaction as much as it does men’s. Balancing work/life duties is part of the issue.
- Most women underestimate their investing abilities, even though they typically out-perform men in investment returns.
- Have you set lofty professional ambitions, but you need some support and inspiration along the way? Join the club—literally. Turns out it’s not so lonely at the top.