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Kathleen Elkins


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Recent articles by Kathleen:

Sallie Krawcheck: 'Don't buy daily coffee' is terrible advice—here's why

Here's why Ellevest cofounder and CEO Sallie Krawcheck doesn't want you to feel guilty about buying a coffee every day. → Read More

How much money millennials have, compared to what their parents had at the same age

Here's the median net worth of households headed by millennials, Gen Xers and boomers, according to the Pew Research Center. → Read More

19% of Americans are considered 'upper class'—here's how much they earn

About one-fifth of American adults live in "upper-income households," according to a 2018 report from Pew Research Center. Here's the median income of that group. → Read More

Here's how much money the men's US Open champion will earn

Rafael Nadal of Spain and Daniil Medvedev of Russia will play for the 2019 U.S. Open title on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET. Nadal, 33, will play in his 27th Grand Slam final and is looking to claim a fourth U.S. Open, while Medvedev, 23, is competing in his first ever major final. Sunday's winner will also collect a $3.85 million check. The runner-up will earn about half that amount: $1.9 million. The… → Read More

Here's how much money the women's US Open champion will earn

23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams will play 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu in the U.S. Open final on Saturday. Big prize money is on the line. → Read More

Ludacris, Chef José Andrés and others who are helping the victims of Hurricane Dorian

After Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, corporations and celebrities are mobilizing to offer disaster relief assistance, including chef José Andrés, who is serving thousands of meals to victims of the natural disaster. → Read More

Sallie Krawcheck: This is the ideal amount of money you should invest

Ellevest CEO Sallie Krawcheck shares the "ultimate goal," in terms of how much of your paycheck you should be putting to work. → Read More

64% of Americans can't define this key tax term

A 2019 tax study from NerdWallet finds that most Americans are in the dark about an important tax term: W-4 forms. → Read More

Sallie Krawcheck: Here's the 'right time' to negotiate your salary

Ellevest co-founder and CEO Sallie Krawcheck explains how often you should be negotiating your pay. "The right time is yesterday," she says. → Read More

Kobe Bryant turns 41 today—here's the money advice he would give his 17-year-old self

Kobe Bryant signed his first pro basketball contract at 17. It was worth $3.5 million and made him a millionaire virtually overnight. Here's the money advice the 41-year-old would give his younger self. → Read More

This 23-year-old has $11,000 in student debt but still lives 'comfortably' on a $50,000 salary in NYC

"I definitely think you can live comfortably on a salary of $50,000, even in New York City," says 23-year-old Elena Haskins, who works as a graphic designer in Manhattan. Here's exactly how she spends her money. → Read More

DJ Khaled went from sleeping in his car to earning millions—here's the first big purchase he made

Before DJ Khaled made his fortune he was broke and couldn't afford rent. "I got evicted probably 10 times," the music mogul recalls. → Read More

I just bought my first car—here are all of the hidden costs I didn't see coming

The true cost of owning a car is much more than the sticker price. Here are all of the expenses I didn't anticipate after buying my first car. → Read More

I bought my first car on Craigslist—here's exactly what the process was like in 6 steps

I didn't intend to buy a car on Craigslist, but wound up finding exactly what I wanted within the budget I had set. Here's exactly what the process was like. → Read More

3 important questions to ask before buying a used car

Buying a used car can be a smart financial decision, but before doing so, there are a few key questions you'll want to ask the dealer or seller. → Read More

DJ Steve Aoki once maxed out 10 credit cards and was nearly $100,000 in debt

"I was spending way more money then we were making," says Steve Aoki, who wound up nearly $100,000 in debt after starting his record label. → Read More

The No. 1 step to take before buying a car

Before you head to a dealership or start test-driving cars, you want to be certain of the make and model you want, says former car salesman David Weliver. → Read More

3 tricks car dealers use to get you to spend more money, according to a former salesman

Former car salesman David Weliver shares common tricks car dealers use to get you to spend more. → Read More

Stanford analyzed 292 retirement strategies to determine the best one—here's how it works

To help people figure out when to retire and the best way to withdraw their savings, the Stanford Center on Longevity analyzed 292 different retirement income strategies. → Read More

Bill Gates has a new favorite book that is 'optimistic and terrific'

Self-made billionaire Bill Gates is an avid reader, consuming about 50 books a year. His recent favorite is refreshing and optimistic, he says. → Read More