Fear becoming a 'bag lady' someday? Many others do, too

If you spend time worrying that you'll end up on the street in your old age with your belongings stuffed into plastic bags in a shopping...

Attention, high-achieving women: Stop being 'good students' at work!

Tara Sophia Mohr is the founder of the Playing Big leadership program for women. Her "Women’s School to Work Guide" shows women how to...

Busy women's little technological helpers

For many women, having it all is less of a choice and more of a necessity. Bills need to get paid, kids need to be mothered and dirty...

That pesky gender pay gap exists for doctors too

Reshma Jagsi, an associate professor and physician researcher at the University of Michigan Health System, uncovered some sobering news...

Italy mandates more women on company boards

There are two new women in the boardroom of Italian automaker Fiat -- Joyce Victoria Bigio and Patience Wheatcroft. It's great news, but...

More women seeking MBAs, but pay gap persists

The number of women looking to attend business school hit a record high last year, but that doesn’t mean they’ll find an equitable...

Want a smarter team? Just add women

If you want to make a team smarter, just add women -- that’s the key finding of new research by management professors Anita Woolley and...

Wealthy women fear they'll outlive retirement money

Wealthy women expect to be more active than their male counterparts in their retirement years, but they’re also more worried...

Home Depot finds its softer side

Home Depot has long been known as the no-frills bastion of tools, lumber and other products that appeal to the tool belt-wearing set. Now...

Women's pay packets linked to their waistlines

Separate studies of 11,253 Germans and 12,686 U.S. residents found that very thin women (who weigh 25 pounds less than the group’s...