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Why You Should Work as Though Your Kids Are Watching

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2015 | 10:06 AM

Some years ago, right after we caught our breath from the financial crisis, I took my then-young-teenaged son to dinner to celebrate the end of the school year. He got to choose the restaurant; naturally, he chose a steak house.

As we were being seated, I recognized Dick Fuld. The...

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8 Smart Things I Did as a Working Mom

(2) Comments | Posted June 24, 2015 | 11:03 AM

I've made any number of mistakes as a mom, as my kids are only too happy to note. My personal favorite was the time that, from a business trip in Chicago, I decided my daughter was faking an illness, so I told her to get to school. When she protested...

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3 Things You Can Do Today to Help Close to the Gender Gap

(10) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 1:19 PM

In a recent post, I laid out why the retirement savings crisis is also a woman's crisis. Viewed through this lens, the range of solutions to the crisis shift from "pretty much all bad" to ones that can actually drive economic growth. And this insight also recasts the...

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Beyond Lean In: How to Achieve the Very Real Business Advantages of Diversity

(0) Comments | Posted September 26, 2014 | 10:58 AM

In last week's news: The NFL bumbles through its reaction to charges of domestic abuse by its players. The Census Bureau announces that women are now paid 78 cents for every dollar men earn, up a paltry 1 penny from the prior year. Safra Catz takes on the co-CEO role...

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The Third Metric: My New Rule for Success

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2014 | 9:00 AM

I have always been an "A student." Work hard, complete the assignment, pay attention to the details, work your way through the to-do list.....and good things follow. For most of professional life, this "rule" worked extremely well.

And then I was "reorganized out" of Bank of America, smack out of...

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The Highest Return Investment for Women

(0) Comments | Posted March 10, 2014 | 6:16 PM

This post originally appeared on LinkedIn Influencer, which features original insights from the world's top thought leaders. See all of Sallie Krawcheck's posts here.

I'm often asked to speak to women about investing. And for years, I've typically started with the basics of...

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The Top 10 Financial Mistakes Women Make

(101) Comments | Posted November 5, 2013 | 9:16 AM

We all make mistakes. I've made more than my share.

Here are the top 10 financial mistakes professional women make:

1) Letting your husband or partner manage the money without your involvement. Very 1968... and not in the cool, mod way. Few of us think we'll get divorced or that...

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How to Make Banks Less Risky

(43) Comments | Posted June 13, 2012 | 8:00 AM

The announced $2 billion (and counting) JPMorgan trading losses are serving as a catalyst for a national discussion on the effectiveness of banking reforms enacted to date. But it risks getting mired in a debate on the minutiae of exactly what type of trade drove the loss. Would it have...

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