Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: The Long-Term Dangers of the Gender Pay Gap

Your Must-Read Money Stories of the Week: The Long-Term Dangers of the Gender Pay Gap

We’ve scoured the web to bring you our favorite and most useful money-related articles of the week. We read everything, so you don’t have to!

April 12 marked Equal Pay Day, a date that symbolizes how much further into the year women must continue to work in order to earn what men did in the previous year. But the implications of the wage gap go far beyond payday. Here's how pay inequality can affect a woman's long-term financial security. Gender Pay Gap Hurts More Than Your Paycheck — CNBC

Setting resolutions is one thing, but following through with them despite life's unexpected curveballs is another. Enter Google's new Goals feature in their Calendar app, which tries to help you fit in that daily yoga practice or weekly Spanish lesson—no matter how much your schedule changes. Google Introduces Goals, So You Can Finally Become a Better Person — Mashable

Let's face it: Kids are expensive. But just how expensive, exactly? The Economic Policy Institute recently released data that found day care costs more than public college tuition in 33 states, plus Washington D.C. But here are the top places where child care won't drain your college savings fund. The 10 Cheapest States for Day Care —

What you ask about in a job interview can give you valuable decision-making information—but it can be hard to tell which queries will rub a hiring manager the wrong way. A former recruiter shares the seemingly off-putting questions that are perfectly normal to bring up. 4 Nosy Interview Questions You’re Allowed to Ask (Because the Answers Matter) — The Muse

Life in plastic isn't always fantastic, especially when you're facing high fees from a prepaid card issuer. The good news is that these types of cards have become much more transparent about their fees in recent years. If you like the convenience of prepaid cards, consider this rundown of the top-rated ones on the market based on convenience, value, safety and fee clarity. Prepaid Cards Are Getting Better — Consumer Reports


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