What The Elle - 🌞 Long weekend money guide

Including the TikTok trend we’re side-eyeing, an inflation explainer, and financial wellness tips.
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THE REMIX

“I’m not looking for a man.”

We gotta say: We’re not really feeling the tune of the summer.

You know the one: “I’m looking for a man in finance. 6’5”. Blue eyes.”

Sure, the beat is catchy. But the lyrics? They feel a little passé to us — no shade to the creator, of course. Because who needs men in finance when you have women in finance? (And, studies show, we’re better at it.)

We don’t judge any woman for her choices (many men in finance are great). But that’s the key word: choices. We believe women should have the freedom to make the choices they want to make.

And one of the best ways to guarantee yourself the freedom to make any choice you want is by building a strong financial foundation upon which you can build your wealth.

Having a strong financial foundation means having security. It means being able to make essential life decisions — like breaking up with that 6’5” finance boyfriend — without worrying about the financial repercussions. It means not relying on anyone but yourself for the prosperity of your financial future. It means giving ‌future generations that freedom, too.

We say it all the time: Money is freedom. That’s why we’ve launched a free new workshop, Generational Wealth, Part 1: Building Your Foundation, where an Ellevest CFP® pro will talk all things generational wealth: what it is, how to build it, and how doing so is different for women.

In the immortal words of Rihanna, “I’m not looking for a man.” That’s the sort of remix we can really get behind — and the energy we’ll bring to this workshop.

 
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Does dealing with your finances often affect your mood?

We asked our IG community ... and here’s what you said:

YES, VERY MUCH SO!  81%
 
NAH, NOT REALLY 19%
 

Did you know we host a whole series of events to help you feel good about money? Check ‘em out and we’ll see you soonish.

 

REWATCHABLE ADVICE

So ... is it‌ possible to ever feel good about money? Here’s what CEO Sallie Krawcheck has to say.

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RELIEF AT THE CHECKOUT AISLE?

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DO WELL FOR YOURSELF

Eight ways to create a robust financial foundation before summer officially arrives.

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IN CASE YOU’VE MISSED OUT

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Essential reading

  • “Some people get into politics to be someone, but women get into politics to change something.” Can we get that on a t-shirt?
  • The monthly cost of ​​maintaining three close friendships? About $170 a friend. 🙃
  • Child care is now more expensive than rent. (We’re not crying, you’re crying.) 😥
  • What does it mean to get woman’d?
  • 150+ businesses to help you celebrate Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
  • The gender pay gap is a culture problem. ☕
  • Happy long weekend to everyone but this guy.
 

Get some rest this weekend. Just don’t sleep on up to 50% off financial planning.

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