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Why We Need to Talk to Our Coworkers About Our Salaries

Society teaches us that it's impolite to discuss money matters, and that rarely feels more true than in the confines of our offices. Asking our cowork... Read More »

Tags: Career, Job, Raise, Salary

Women Professors' Salaries Have Gone Up More Than Men's — But the Wage Gap Is Still Widening

A new "Chronicle of Higher Education" analysis of U.S. Education Department data reveals some seemingly good news: The salaries of women in academia a... Read More »

Which MAKERS Topped the List of TV's Highest Paid Talent?

Whether this comes as a surprise to you or not, based off of research done for Variety's October 4, 2016 issue, Judge Judy Sheindlin is (by far) the... Read More »

Another Barrier Broken: Amy Schumer Becomes First Woman to Clinch Spot On Forbes' List of Highest-Paid Comedians

Whether you've watched her movie, seen her show, or read her book, Amy Schumer has probably made it into your heart at least once in the process of pr... Read More »

These Are the Cities Where Single Women Are Bringing Home Major Money

Want to work in a city where the wage gap is a thing of fiction? Well, that probably won't happen anytime soon but there are cities where single women... Read More »

Tags: Salary, Wage Gap

Depressingly, Only 15 of the World’s Highest-Paid Celebrities Are Women

"Forbes" released its annual 100 Highest-Paid Celebrities list on Tuesday, and even though Taylor Swift ended up on top, depressingly, only 15 women i... Read More »

Finally! Serena Williams Is Now the World's Highest-Paid Female Athlete

By Maggie Mallon She has won 21 Grand Slam titles — more than any current professional tennis player, male or female — earned more than $77 milli... Read More »

Why More Makeup Means Better Pay for Women

By Jillian Kramer It's not fair, but we've long known that people who are perceived as more attractive make more money. New research shows, however,... Read More »

Salary Is the No. 1 Reason 30-Something Women are Leaving Their Jobs

By Meredith Lepore Your 30s is a very exciting time. It is when many women's careers really start to take off. Coincidentally, it also when many wom... Read More »

Lena Dunham, Amy Schumer, and Other Comedic Actresses Talk Sexism, Salary, and More

By Caitlin Moscatello It happened. Comedic actresses Lena Dunham, Tracee Ellis Ross, Ellie Kemper, Kate McKinnon, Gina Rodriguez, and Amy Schumer all... Read More »