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We have entered the most wonderful time of the year full of friends, family, and lots of celebrations. Most families do what they can to save before the holiday season starts, but sometimes life gets in the way. Between Secret Santas at work, holiday parties with friends, and festivities with family, the ominous aftermath of mounting credit card bills and much needed financial recovery is imminent.
As a matter of fact, in a recent study conducted by MagnifyMoney, Americans added an average of $986 to their debt due to the holidays in 2015. Additionally, only 15% of those with holiday debt paid it off in the first month. That means 85% of people had to pay an average 15% interest!
The demographics of the workforce are shifting: women now comprise nearly half of the workforce and millennials have overtaken boomers as the largest generation in the workplace. But traditional workplace policies and practices have not kept up, and they are not empowering—and ultimately retaining—top talent among women or Millennials, this piece says.
There was a time not long ago when a woman had to choose between raising kids and having a career. Many of the women who did go into the workforce and forge a career, often did so with conflicting feelings about being away from home for long stretches while their children were still young. Over the past two decades, “cultural norms” have changed dramatically but, for many women, it didn’t alter that essential “tug” to be home for the kids.