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I am on fire about empowering women to live their best lives. In order to further that mission, I founded Girls Just Wanna Have Funds in 2003 to start the conversation about women and money. Since then, the site has been highlighted and syndicated in several print and web publications for finance content that explores the intersection of women and personal finance.

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Tips for Managing Your College Student’s Money from Afar

Many of us look back at our college years and revel in the expensive but exciting bosom of self discovery that left us with the best memories of our lives.  Whether we learned how to …


She Who Manages the ‘Gold’, Makes the Rules

Women live longer than men.  This is fact.  So it makes sense that we need a few more coins in the bank to make it through our golden years without going broke.

We face …


Bethesda, MD – Smart Women Finish Rich Seminars

Smart Women Finish Rich® Seminars are here in DC!

We’ve teamed up with Edelman Financial Services to get the word out about educating smart women about the steps needed to achieve their financial goals!

Bethesda, MD is up next …



Throughout the month of April, personal-finance guru Ginger Dean, the creative force behind Girls Just Wanna Have Funds, will help you balance your checkbook (and emotions)— exclusively on ELLE.com.

Spend less than …

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4 Tips That Make Paying Off Those Impossible College Loans a Whole Lot Easier

Congratulations on graduating from college. Now it’s time to begin the next phase of your life, find a full-time job, and start paying off your college loans. The truth is paying off student loans …

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All throughout the month of April, personal-finance guru Ginger Dean, the creative force behind Girls Just Wanna Have Funds, will help you balance your checkbook (and emotions to boot)— exclusively on ELLE.com.


3 Ways to Avoid Being a Broke College Kid

College is an exciting time in your life. You may be away from your parents for the first time and living on your own, you may be living in a new state, and you’ll definitely …


Why Missing A Credit Card Payment Isn’t the End of the World

One of the biggest fears people have when it comes to their credit card is missing a monthly credit card payment. We may all have the best intentions but we also know that sometimes life …


Building Credit Is Super Confusing, But It Doesn’t Need to Be

Your teenage years are the time to start building your credit history. Yes, we know, this isn’t a glamorous topic, but it’s important to listen up! A lot of students might think that credit cards …

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A 101 On Investing In Bitcoin Through A Digital IRA

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on July 8th, 2018 0 Comments

More and more people are becoming interested in investing in Bitcoin. So much so, in fact, that it is now possible to open a digital IRA, which allows you to invest in cryptocurrencies as well as other assets and build your retirement plan. However, it seems that not a day goes by without some “expert” […]

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5 Reasons To Research Your Lender Before You Commit

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on June 19th, 2018 0 Comments

Merging two styles of money management styles won’t happen just because two people love each other. It’s about money.  It has to be worked on as the years go by as every day there are a dozen of small decisions. There will be times for significant decisions such as savings and investments, tax planning, insurance […]

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Tight On Funds? Here’s What You Can Do!

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on May 22nd, 2018 0 Comments

Money doesn’t grow on trees, and when it gets tight, it can be more uncomfortable than wearing shoes two sizes too small. The truth is however that in most cases, when most people are squeezed on funds, a few simple changes to financial habits can go a long way. Here are a few things that […]

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