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Sylvia Porter

The Buck Stops Here

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 04.05.2014 | Business
Jill S. Tietjen

On February 1, Janet Yellen made "Her Story" when she became the Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank, the first female to hold that position. Many firsts for women in the financial services industry preceded Yellen's appointment.

When "Women and Financial Literacy" Was Still an Oxymoron, Sylvia Porter Came to the Rescue

Pamela Yellen | Posted 08.29.2011 | Business
Pamela Yellen

At a time when daily business news coverage was stuffy and technical, Porter railed against what she termed the "bafflegab" lingo of finance, preferring to express investment concepts in words that didn't require a specialized education.