Weekly News Roundup

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Buzzfeed has a helpful flow chart for that pesky question women face today: am I wearing pants?

Shopping’s My Cardio talks about how to wear silk shirts.

The Nieren Blog shares which 3 networks you need.

Learnvest has some thoughts on how to “splurge right.”  Meanwhile, Mint’s blog says you need both a 401K and an IRA.

– For everyone whose produce goes bad before you eat it:  Lifehacker suggests lining the bins with paper towels.  Nice!

Weekly News Roundup

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The NYT rounds up subscription sites that automatically suggest and send you things (clothes, jewelry, shoes) that you might like.

The WSJ has a great article about exploiting store reward cards.  Meanwhile, Learnvest has some tips on what might be on sale in May.

Lifehacker has tips for common sleep woes.

Ms. JD has some stress tips for women lawyers that “you won’t see anywhere else,” and Women’s Health has some advice on what to eat if you’re stressed.

Weekly News Roundup

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work wardrobe use cases– Lisa from Privilege has some great thoughts on how to build a work wardrobe: one use case at a time.

The NYT has a fascinating story about vanity sizing in clothing lines.

– More women than men are getting advanced degrees, says the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.  Go ladies!  Of course, this presents another problem, as noted by The Daily Caller: will women insist on marrying their equals in terms of degrees — or will more women “marry down”?

Lifehacker shows how to prevent wrist strain created by sitting at the office too long.

Prevention rounds up 21 prepared/packaged foods that are actually healthy for you.

Weekly Round Up

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kamala harris fashionHarper’s Bazaar talks Kamala Harris, California’s new attorney general, about power and fashion.

YouLookFab has some great tips for how to troubleshoot problem outfits.

Lindsey Pollak finished reading Tina Fey’s new memoir, Bossypants, and shares what she took away in terms of career advice.  Meanwhile, the NYT excerpts the book “The Corner Office,” which distills the wisdom of CEOs.

– Are you a super-achiever who fears burnout?  Psychology Today can help.

Wisebread advises which mistakes to avoid with a financial adviser.

The NYT wonders how little sleep you can get away with.

Weekly News Roundup

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how to store scarves– How do you store scarves? Une femme d’un certain age shares her tips.  Meanwhile, The Lawyerist has a round-up of professional bags for women (and a quote from me) — you can also check out some of our previous advice for fashionable briefcases and tote bags.

– Wow: The WSJ has a whole section on women in the workplace this month — I’m still making my way through all of it, but it looks really interesting.  The Careerist takes away that women are holding themselves back, while Career Diva focuses on a more minor point that women should show emotion, but not be emotional.

– Stressed out? NPR says the best way to live to a ripe old age is to bounce back from stress.

– In financial advice, Mint advises you to have an investment policy statement, while The Simple Dollar explains the dividend method of passive income.

– Finally, a few minor security alerts from me: your email address was probably hacked recently, and in particular if you use Gmail, you may want to take advantage of some new security settings.  Facebook offered an important security update a few months ago, but it’s news to me so I thought I’d post again.

Weekly News Roundup

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hate the phone– I was surprised how many people noted that they hated phone calls in our discussion on social lives for busy women earlier this week — Lifehacker has some tips for people who hate the phone.  (For the record, I’m with you phone-haters — but I do find that they make a cab ride go faster!)

Lindsay Pollak wonders how early is too early to start worrying about work/life balance.

Above the Law has a nice feature with tips on managing other people.

Capitol Hill Style has advice for thank-you notes when you’re being interviewed.

The WSJ covers the hottest lunch boxes for the executive set.

Savvy Sugar lists the nine things every forgetful person must keep at the office.  (Check out our own series of “Office Staples” from a few years ago — we still agree with much of it: Clothes Staples, Tech Staples, Food Staples, and Toiletry Staples).

– Finally: Don’t forget that you can enter to win a year’s free subscription to Hoseanna and to win one of four style makeovers at the Hoseanna Facebook page — the sweepstakes ends 4/11!

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