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So I didn’t know there was such a thing as a National Best Friends Day. But there is, and it was last Saturday.
It’s that time of year again. Graduation. And so we’re hearing a lot of: “Commencement doesn’t mean ‘ending;’ it means ‘beginning.’” “Find your passion.” “You can do whatever you put your mind to.”
If you’re having a moment this week (and aren’t we all?) and want to imagine a different world, think about how different our world might be:
It’s springtime and it’s shaping up to be the season of patronizing financial advice . . . oddly, involving coffee.
Anybody see this full-page Wall Street Journal ad from investing firm Brown Brothers Harriman last week?*
The internet loves many things. Among them: taking quizzes and patronizing women when it comes to money. (OK, also pictures of cats. But I’m with the internet on that one.)
You may have heard us at Ellevest puzzle through that tells us that girls are given different messages than boys are about money: Girls are taught to save, and boys are taught to build wealth.
Whew. We did it. We made it through February … what feels like the longest month of the year, the home of Seasonal Affective Disorder, the purgatory of dark mornings and early sunsets.
Late last week, you probably read about Robert Kraft, best known as the owner of the New England Patriots, being charged with soliciting prostitutes in Florida.
“How sexist will the media’s treatment of female candidates be? Rule out ‘not at all.’”)
Over the weekend, I read an of the venture capital industry’s progress on bringing more women into the business and promoting them to leadership positions.