Hiring a financial advisor means taking a giant leap of faith: here's my hard-earned money, make it grow. You are putting your financial future into their hands. The investment process can seem complicated, convoluted and confusing.
The recent release of details about the performance of several impact investment portfolios and funds is another step toward answering the question more and more investors are asking: Is impact a boost -- or a bust -- in terms of financial returns?
There is no rhyme or reason to how this all works. I have no advice for Natalie Portman or Gwyneth Paltrow or Anne Hathaway or any of the myriad other actresses who might hope to attain this kind of good will so easily. It is just inside you, like Cleopatra in that rug.
After finishing the new book on the life and work of trailblazing model and photographer Lee Miller, I feel confident in saying the only thing ordinary about this woman was her last name.
Some of them live out of their cars, others are getting paid the big bucks for their pics. Either way, we promise you won't find any Instagram clichés (like that uninspiring view out the airplane window) among these globetrotters.
What I earned at Condé Nast far exceeds the value of any unlimited Metro Card, living stipend, or hourly wage they could have given me.
There is a difference between paying your dues and working without pay for 40 hours a week while needing to be able to eat and put a roof over your head. The precedent of unpaid labor creates an irreversible environment in media-related jobs that not only lays out a certain premise for the unpaid interns, but also changes the expectations of the higher level employees.
f I had a wish and a dream, it would be to get Congress in my salon. It would be difficult to argue with each other while John Boehner is getting a "conservative, side part to the right," and Nancy Pelosi is receiving cover for mother nature "highlights."
According to media lore, thanks principally to the vintage series The Naked City on ABC television, "there are eight million stories" in New York. But one of the great untold stories of this metropolis is the high-quality art on its walls.
Poised for the release of their new album The Rite of Spring and a Carnegie Hall debut this October, the classical siblings shared their secrets for college admission success.
Heather Marie is the CEO and Founder of 72Lux, Inc., a technology company creating a shoppable layer across digital content. Previously, she was member on the founding team at Affinity Labs, a digital media company based in San Francisco.
The way Diana's star status changed the press' rather reverential relationship with royalty into just more tabloid fodder bled over into how they perceived wedding ceremonies, brides and women in general.
Condé Nast publications like Details, Teen Vogue, Epicurious and Lucky are working to solve this issue by curating and publishing content from bloggers to fill the gap and further engage their audiences online.
Sometimes I've been clumsy in how I've gone about overcoming my insecurities. Somedays I still am. Somedays that inner child, the little insecure girl afraid of doing or saying the wrong thing wants to come out and play.
Since its inception in 1940, the International Best-Dressed List -- revealed exclusively in Vanity Fair since 2004 -- has ticked off the most preened, polished, and poised of the fashion set, as determined by a governing body and ballot system.
Am I taking too much risk? To answer this question, we'll often look at our portfolio, focusing on the mix of stocks and conservative investments.