Son and Heir? In Britain, Daughters Cry No Fair

By Sarah Lyall, Staff Writer, The N.Y. Times
July 1, 2013

By SARAH LYALL LONDON — Viewers of “Downton Abbey” spotted the family-destroying potential of primogeniture in the first episode, when the Titanic sank and Lord Grantham, father of three daughters, was left with no obvious heir. Luckily, the distant cousin who emerged as the next in line proved... Read more »

Supreme Court DOMA Decision Rules Federal Same-Sex Marriage Ban Unconstitutional

Courtesy of Huff
June 27, 2013

WASHINGTON — The Defense of Marriage Act, the law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages legalized by the states, is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday by a 5-4 vote. “The federal statute is invalid, for no legitimate purpose overcomes the purpose... Read more »

FINANCE: Summertime Savvy

June 25, 2013

In the summer time people often think of vacations, relaxing and kicking back. But summer time is also a time of new beginnings – graduating from high school or college, getting married, or just getting a new perspective on life as stress takes a back seat. Here are some ideas for how to create a... Read more »

Thousands Take Part in 38th Annual Baltimore Women’s Classic 5K

June 24, 2013

A rain cloud here and there was not enough to stop thousands of women from breaking out their running shoes Sunday morning. Jessica Kartalija reports–it’s the 38th year of the Baltimore Women’s Classic. And they’re off!More than 4,000 runners and walkers take to Key Highway for the Baltimore... Read more »

Insider Shopping Tips From a Grocery Store Cashier

Courtesy of Daily
June 9, 2013

The best deals at the grocery store aren’t listed in the weekly circular, but now that a supermarket cashier has posted insider secrets online, you can find out how to really save when shopping. These tips, which were published on Reddit (note: profanity is used), aren’t exactly rules to... Read more »

Pew Study Shows Women Leading Breadwinners in 40 Percent of Households

By Amy Langfield,
June 8, 2013

The phenomenon of women bringing home the bacon is nothing new. But a new study shows that women are now the leading – or only — breadwinners in 40 percent of American households. Women earn more than men in almost a quarter of U.S. households, a huge leap from 50 years ago, when only a handful... Read more »

Should Girls Be Taught Differently When It Comes To Money?

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May 30, 2013

When it comes to raising kids, we believe that anything boys can do, girls can do equally well. Still, historically speaking, women have faced more obstacles in managing their money. According to a survey of more than 800 men and women, women between the ages of 18 and 34 are more likely to have rising... Read more »

Fashion – ANNA Bags

By Jewel McFadden, Staff Writer
May 27, 2013

D.C. Fashion Week 2013 boasted an impressive list of exhibiting artists including couture designs from Ghana, Hungary, Pakistan, Belize, Serbia and India. The perspectives of these designers, from self-taught entrepreneurs to seasoned veterans, were as varied and beautiful as the fabrics they stitched... Read more »

Women Lead Migrant Workers Worldwide

Courtesy of IPS News
May 23, 2013

UNITED NATIONS, Apr 30 2013 (IPS) - The face of migration is changing dramatically as women and girls now represent about half of the over 214 million migrants worldwide. Bolivian migrant in the airport in El Alto, next to La Paz. Credit: Franz Chávez/IPS And in some regions of the world, they outnumber... Read more »

The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women

By Caroline Howard, Forbes Staff Writer
May 22, 2013

Our annual snapshot of the 100 women with the most impact are top politicians and CEOs, activist billionaires and celebrities who matter. In roughly equal measure you’ll find next gen entrepreneurs and media mavens, technologists and leaders in philanthropy — all ranked by dollars, media momentum... Read more »

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