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This week’s money mood: Is there a Google Maps for money goals?


We talk a lot about the importance of getting clear on your financial goals — after all, you can’t get somewhere if you don’t know where that somewhere is. But of course, it also helps to have a map … or at least some milestones to look out for along the way.

This week, we’ve got some resources to help you build that financial roadmap for yourself — in full.

See you next week!

Deedi Brown, she/her
Senior Editor

 
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Goals, goals, all types of goals

Our investing platform is goal-based, which means you’re aiming to build up a set amount by a set date. Here’s a quick guide to all the pre-built goals you can use at Ellevest.

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Links to break up your day

Check out CEO Sallie Krawcheck’s appearance on Bloomberg Quicktake this week— she talks about the myth of women being “risk-averse” and what’s really behind that.

The pandemic changed a lot of things about how we work, but it turns out it was the perfect time for many women — particularly women of color — to step out and try working for themselves instead.

What’s that? Women going back to the office are “more likely to be asked to do tasks that do not lead to promotions”? We’re shocked. (Narrator: They were not shocked.)

A stat that blew our minds: 1 in 4 women have a family member in prison. Unsurprisingly, this deeply impacts their ability to thrive financially (not to mention emotionally).

Sheryl Lee Ralph hive, rise up!!! ❤️🥺😭


 

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