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Like a Mother

Celebrities, bestsellers, turd-stirrers, advocates, everyday people with amazing stories, and call-in guests to discuss what smart moms really care about:

Career, money, business, parenting, feminism, dating, sex, success, love and relationships.

“Top 15 Personal Finance Podcasts”
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Mar 1, 2017

Surveys consistently find that the majority of mothers want to work (part-time is ideal, they tell researchers), but affordable, quality child care is often cited as the No. 1 reason they stay out of the workforce.

On this podcast episode, guest Jennifer Owen, editorial director of Working Mother Media, and...


Mar 1, 2017

A 2014 Pew Research Center study found that 60 percent of Americans believe children are better off when a parent is at home, and only 21 percent of adults say the trend of more mothers of young children working outside the home has been good for society.

Therein lies the paradox of our time: While a majority...


Mar 1, 2017

Over the past 15 years, labor market participation for U.S. women in their prime working years has been on a steady decline, reversing the growth trend of the previous 20 years.

In this Working Moms Mean Business episode, BBVA Compass economist Amanda Augustine, co-author of a recent study analyzing the shift,...


Mar 1, 2017

Successful people often give credit to their mentors for their triumphs. But where do you get one of these magical career guides? And once you find one, how do you make the most of the relationship?

On this episode, Patrice D’Eramo, vice president of the Americas Field Marketing Organization for Cisco Systems,...


Mar 1, 2017

Starting and building a company is not for the faint of heart. But the abundance of success stories out there support the notion that mothers are often incredible mothers of invention.

“Moms are great at starting businesses, because all day long we are discovering unmet needs in the market that can be...