The Secret Numbers as Important as Your Credit Score

The Secret Numbers as Important as Your Credit Score

From the moment we’re born, we’re ranked.In the delivery room we get an Apgar score. Doctors give us percentile rankings for height and weight. Schools test us constantly. FICO scores measure our creditworthiness. But you’re ranked another way you’ve probably never heard of: Secret “marketing scores” gleaned from thousands of data points are being used by a wide range of companies to determine your health-insurance rates or whether you get a mortgage or a job.

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How Wall Street Failed Women

How Wall Street Failed Women

Wall Street has left women behind by systematically excluding or flat-out ignoring them for decades. A nationwide public opinion poll from Tiller, LLC, and WorthFM* revealed just how negatively women view the financial services industry: Only 10 percent of respondents believe the industry pays equal attention to men and women. More than 90 percent feel sold to rather than educated by financial services companies. And 71 percent believe that Wall Street is not in touch with women’s financial needs and concerns.

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In Case of Emergency

In Case of Emergency

Meredith, a former NCAA Division I college swimmer and avid triathlete, seemed perfectly healthy at age 30. But just weeks after giving birth to her first child, she began suffering from headaches so strong they made her cry. Her ultimate diagnosis: a fist-sized malignant brain tumor that is almost always fatal. 

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How Your Money Story Is Holding You Back

How Your Money Story Is Holding You Back

You have a money story — whether it’s the memory of your first purchase or paycheck, or having been told that women are “bad with money because they’re bad at math.” Business partners and friends Rachel Bellow and Suzanne Muchin created The Big Payoff podcast to address these stories through conversations about running a business and achieving success on your own terms.

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