State of the Girl: Challenges (and Solutions) Facing Today’s Young Woman

Young women need as much knowledge as possible to move forward in a world that is just now engaging in an honest discussion about gender equality.

‘1000 Dreams Fund’ Update: Sarah is One Step Closer to Becoming a Physician

This fall after a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo we were able to fund 13 dreams of young women nationwide. Some girls used the funding to help pay for school books, another girl purchased a camera, and others used it to study abroad. For the next few months we will be catching up with the

Equal Pay Day: What You Need to Know About the Wage Gap

Most of you, whether you are in high school, college or recently graduated are aware that women don’t make as much money as men. This isn’t really new news. But the question begs to be asked: In 2015, are ladies making the money they deserve? The Truth in Numbers: According to a 2015 report from

5 Overlooked Scholarship Resources for College Students

Spring Semester is winding down, and so is your bank account. As the last bit of money you saved from your summer job is running out, it’s time to start looking for other resources to fund your college education. Between balancing schoolwork and a social life, finding the time to locate scholarship resources can be

Fund Your Purpose: Apply for the 1000 Dreams Scholarship

Hey Chicsters – College is expensive. There is no way around it. And it isn’t only about the expensive college tuition that students and parents have to worry about covering. There are expensive books to buy, awesome but unpaid internships to fund, life-changing study-board programs to find funding for, and conferences that could connect you

Four Things That Are Draining Your Bank Account

It’s Friday night and your girlfriends invited you out for a couple of drinks at a new bar that just opened up around campus. Although your heart screams yes, your mind decides to think logically and check your bank account. You realize that your paycheck isn’t looking so hot and you still have a couple

Cash strapped? How you too can fund a study abroad trip!

Studying abroad is often said to be one of the most rewarding experiences of a person’s lifetime. You get to see incredible places, meet extraordinary people, and experience what it’s like to live in another country. It’s a great way to learn more about a country, gain global perspective, and learn another language. Travel can

The Wrong Way to Pay Off Debt

I am the last person to dish out financial advice. By age 13, I successfully emptied an entire checking account after securing money from my Bat Mitzvah savings. I went through life ignoring pieces of mail from the bank and just crossing my fingers for a positive number in my account, and I still get

The Simple Guide: How to apply for Scholarships

  So you are applying to college (or already in college), congrats! This is a great achievement, but one that can easily turn into a financial burden. Not many of us can afford tens of thousands of dollars each year to continue our education, but there are so many routes to help fund your educational

4 Get-Ahead Financial Habits to Start Today

In 2015, many people dream of getting their finances in order. While it can feel overwhelming there are ways to make small changes today that will help you make big shifts in the future. Today’s I will give you four quick tips to help you become more financially stable, even while attending university. These four