20-Something Women – Step up to the Table

“57% of men are negotiating their first salary and only 7% of women.” I tweeted this fact from Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg at the TEDWomen talk on December 8th. She went on to comment on how women are still not making it to the boardroom table in many professions. “Women are not making it to […] Read more…

What is Your PDA Style?

One of the golden rules of relationships is that you need to talk about certain issues before you get married or commit to having a family. Kids, money and religion. That is not saying that you have to have the exact same perspectives for you need to understand where you differ and how you are […] Read more…

Growing Up When Your Home For the Holidays

The holidays sometimes mean family drama.  When you are in your 20s the drama can be even more personal as many people still feel the weight of their parents expectations. And even while most 20-somethings today have a closer relationship than ever with their parents, there is always some bristle to the parent – child […] Read more…

Three Gifts for a 20-Something (3)

Another response to the question I ask every 40-something I interview: What 3 “gifts” would you give a 20-something as her “Forty-Godmother”? ~ 1 ~ “An open around the world airline ticket that requires them to stop in each continent.  So they get to experience the cultures of Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia / New […] Read more…

Being Yourself in a World of Twos

Match.com found that 48% of respondents listed finding someone to share the holiday with as their biggest end-of-the-year worry.  Of course, people who are on Match.com looking for a mate probably worry more than others about having a date in general. But this fear of being alone for the holidays is a common holiday ritual that […] Read more…

Define and Monetize Your Skills To Transition Career

Yesterday I went to Mediabistro’s eBook Summit. The summit dealt with the changing world of publishing in the digital age but there was some relevant advice from David Gaspin on “transitioning careers”. A subject relevant to many 20-somethings. Officially the Talent Acquisition Director at Conde Nast, David Gaspin spoke of himself as a networker and coach, […] Read more…

Ten $20-Something and Under Gifts for the Holidays

A few fun ideas for last minute gifts under $29 for 20-somethings trying to stay on a budget (and heed yesterday’s advice not to overcharge).  Check out the links to some favorite gift guides with highlights to unique gifts that don’t cost a fortune. 1. Top 10 Green Art Gifts for 2010 http://www.thegreenartproject.com/ Check out […] Read more…

Beware the Credit Card Urge

The end of the year is such a big time for spending between traveling home for the holidays, buying gifts, tipping the doormen or mailman, attending parties, maybe buying a New Year’s Eve outfit.  There is a lot to spend on and it’s easy to get caught up in the holiday cheer but do beware […] Read more…

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