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The gold standard: What's new in women & money this week (July 21st)

July 21st, 2017 by

Awesome reads from around the web for the week of July 21st, 2017

 
 

Mo' pink, mo' problems. Here are this week’s top reads for women and money from around the web. 

Editor's picks of the week

  1. Let the Sun Shine in! The latest Sunshine List report of people earning $100K+ shows that while women make up more than half of the Ontario civil service, only 41 percent make the Sunshine List.  
     
  2. Walk This Way Gender lens investing is trending. More wealth management firms are focusing on businesses that have strong governance policies, an inclusive culture and create products and services that improve the lives of girls and women.  
     
  3. Silicon Valley of the Dolls Reports are piling up that Silicon Valley has a serious balance-of-power problem. Mix three-parts male financiers, male start-up culture, weak corporate governance and casual sexism, add one-part female entrepreneurs, shake it up— then call your lawyer.
     
  4. Pimp My Ride Audi lands an egg with its ad for the Chinese market comparing women to used cars
     
  5. Think Pink (and you get to pay extra!) A novelty gift called “Cards Against Humanity” takes a play at the pink tax, launching a special “For Her” pink edition identical to the original one, with a bonus pink tax of $5. 
     
  6. Twist and Shout Arjuna Capital has built a portfolio based on investing in socially and environmentally responsible companies
     
  7. Book Value Need a good reading list for the summer? Here's a good place to start.
     
  8. Billionaire's Club  Here's how the world's richest women made—and maintained—their billions.

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The gold standard: What's new in women & money this week (July 14th)

July 14th, 2017 by

Awesome reads from around the web for the week of July 14th, 2017

 
 

They say talk is cheap—we say it pays. Take a look at this week’s top reads for women and money from around the web. 

Editor's picks of the week

  1. Having the money talk is different for women, but it doesn’t have to be
     
  2. It’s no secret that female film creators, directors, and producers have more trouble than men getting funding for projects. TIFF has a 5-year plan to change that.
     
  3. A majority of Canadian women will be solely responsible for their finances at some point in their lives. (The sooner we get our money mojo, the better!)
     
  4. Saving, investing, retiring: A woman’s perspective.
     
  5. Investment lingo goes Greek: 5 words you’ve heard before—and what they actually mean

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The gold standard: What's new in women & money this week (July 7th)

July 7th, 2017 by

Awesome reads from around the web for the week of July 7th, 2017

 
 

This week, how you spend your time and money can make for big changes. Here are this week’s top reads for women and money from around the web. 

Editor's picks of the week

  1. According to a Prudential study, two factors may hold women back from being more involved investors: a need to master a subject before taking action; and a lack of time to devote to doing it.
     
  2. Bitter much? Someone needs to tell comedian Chris Rock what time it is.
     
  3. In need of some retail therapy? Read this first.
     
  4. Looking for underpriced “assets” in high-tech start-ups? Start with women founders, says one high-tech venture capitalist
     
  5. Time for an upgrade: When it comes to flying, here's how to do it.

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The gold standard: What's new in women & money this week (June 30th)

June 30th, 2017 by

Awesome reads from around the web for the week of June 30th, 2017

 
 

Taking a harder look at gender gaps (and the gaps in our emergency funds), here are this week’s top reads for women and money from around the web. 

Editor's picks of the week

  1. In salary negotiations, being coy works if you’re a man and hurts if you’re a woman.
     
  2. Time to change the conversation: Venture capitalists ask male entrepreneurs about potential gains—and female entrepreneurs about potential losses
     
  3. According to a recent study, women worry more about post-retirement money—and what they will leave behind for family and charity—than their male counterparts according.
     
  4. For love or money? Lack of financial independence traps older women in loveless relationships.
     
  5. A case for the “just in case”: 4 steps to building an emergency fund to fall back on.

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The gold standard: What's new in women & money this week (June 23rd)

June 23rd, 2017 by

Awesome reads from around the web for the week of June 23rd, 2017

 
 

Canada could learn it pays to invest in gender parity, a venture capital fund zones in on women entrepreneurs, and corporations with female board members see higher returns. Here are this week’s top reads for women and money from around the web. 

Editor's picks of the week

  1. What is women’s equality worth? Canada could add $420-billion in GDP by 2037 by achieving complete gender parity according to the latest report by McKinsey Global Institute. 
     
  2. Toronto-based SheEO follows the “radical generosity” model to counter the lack of venture capital investment in women entrepreneurs. Investors in SheEO invest $1,100 each into a basket of five promising start-ups—but there's more to it than money.
     
  3. Corporations with female board members report higher stock price gains–by as much as 50 percent.
     
  4. Emotional rescue: Men are more likely than women to buy a stock based on a “hunch” or a friend’s recommendation.
     
  5. For most female entrepreneurs, flexibility trumps extra pay.
     
  6. The race is on: Autonomous vehicles are becoming a mass-market reality—but which company will reach the finish line first?