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The Breadwinners

May 28, 2020

Women not only earn less than men, we invest less too, meaning we miss the opportunity to grow our wealth on a scale larger than any paltry savings account interest rate can offer. Jennifer Barrett, chief education officer of Acorns, the savings and investing app, and founding editor of Grow, its personal...


May 26, 2020

Today’s workforce is comprised of four generations — Boomers, GenX, Millennials and GenZ — all of whom come to work every day with different views, communication styles, needs and challenges. In this episode, Rachael + Jennifer consider how we can, and should, work together to thrive and grow at work. Tell us...


May 21, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is upending the way we work, live and connect with one another — and it’s happening so fast that it’s pushing us to new heights of stress, fear and uncertainty. Brigid Shulte, Director of the Better Life Lab at the New America Foundation, joins Jennifer to talk about work and life in the...


May 19, 2020

As some employers start to reopen their workplaces, two-thirds of Americans say they are worried about returning to their desks. But how much of our work still needs to be done onsite, and how much can be done at home? In this episode, Rachael + Jennifer consider the questions that need to be asked — and answered —...


May 14, 2020

"You need to know how to play the game in order to change it. But you also have a responsibility to change it while you're playing it." In this episode, Jennifer is joined by Gloria Feldt, co-founder and president of Take The Lead, which aims to propel women to take their fair share of leadership positions across...