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Planned Parenthood, Solve the Federal Funding Abortion Problem

It's that time of year again. Republicans have introduced a bill that will ban federal funding for abortion procedures and Democrats have gotten all up-in-arms because this will put funding for birth control at risk because they have threatened…
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Money and the Law of Attraction: PR Sarah v. Mommy Blogger

The "blogger's should get paid" debate rages on with PR Sarah's anonymous column From PR with Love featured on Mom Blog Magazine. In her post, Why PR People Get Paid and You Don't , many bloggers reacted to her column with comments that were…
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Screw Equal Pay - Sheconomy Baby!

So, the Paycheck Fairness Act , which "addresses pay disparities between men and women. The bill limits the defense that employers can use to respond to charges of wage discrimination based on sex, among other actions," (HR.BLR.com) failed…
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Children = ATM

The Campaign for Commercial-Free Childhood is taking on Skechers for making a Nickelodeon program that is nothing but an ad for their product. Since the characters have always only been in ads, we believe that the show's broadcast will violate…
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Law of Attraction and Money: Techie Kid

Ainsley saved enough money to buy herself a mini laptop computer (perhaps a little bit of Law of Attraction and money in practice, here). She's been emailing her friends and cousins, since we moved from Texas. I didn't want her emailing…
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Fat or Skinny, Rich or Poor?

There's a tape about money playing in your head. It might sound like this: Money doesn't grow on trees. You have to work hard for money. Poor people are more moral, more kind, or more generous than rich people. Rich people got there by cheating.…
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Financial Feminism

The White House Project, a non-profit which aims to put a woman in The White House as President of the United States, has some great insight and advice on women's relationship with personal finance. Several different studies by researchers…
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Save Yourself

Back in '07, before the economy melt down, I was writing about Women and Money. It's a big deal. We say stupid things like "Money Can't buy happiness," when the reality is that "Not having money can buy a great deal of unhappiness."  In…