Ep 113: You Can Be Nice & Still Get The Corner Office

Calling all nice girls — yes, you! We’re diving into the conflicted relationship women have with being nice — especially in the workplace — with the ultimate nice girl (and our new girl crush), Fran Hauser. She’s out with her first book, “The Myth of the Nice Girl: Achieving a Career You Love Without Becoming a Person You Hate.” It’s important, because it’s a fine line to walk. When you’re nice, you can be seen as weak or ineffective. When you’re assertive, you’re bitchy. It sounds like a lose-lose, but Fran says it doesn’t have to be. She’s proof that you can be nice and successful simultaneously and she’s here to teach us how. In Mailbag, Kelly and I cover your questions on Roth IRAs for teens, umbrella life insurance policies for families and why you don’t touch a 401(k) before retirement. In Thrive, we talk about price protection on credit cards. Is this benefit soon to be a perk of the past? We discuss.

Catch up on what you missed:

  • This week we’re speaking with a woman who’s on a mission to make other women, “really f***ing rich.” Cindy Eckert, founder & CEO of Sprout Pharmaceuticals is leading this charge, while simultaneously supercharging our sex lives.

    September 19, 2018

    Ep 127: Sex, Power & The Little Pink Pill

  • It’s college application season for thousands of high school seniors across the country — and the ones who love them. Whether you’re up against the deadline this year — or see it coming around the corner — it’s never too early to start strategizing. We sat down with independent university admissions counselor and founder and […]

    September 12, 2018

    Ep 126: Your Survival Guide For College App Season

  • We have that back-to-school spirit over here and it inspired us to do a Bonus Mailbag! Here’s what’s on the syllabus: Ideas outside of retirement for investing “for fun,” the perks of making additional mortgage payments (but also whether you should? Think ROI!), 529 alternatives, why someone might put her home in a trust and […]

    September 7, 2018

    Bonus Mailbag #11

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