Smart Money

PUBLISHED : Monday, 18 February, 2013, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 18 February, 2013, 4:18am

Finance sites for women

Goddard's top-rated blog, A Cup of Jo, leans more towards discovering savings and lifestyle experiences in online shopping. This former women's magazine writer is now a housewife raising a toddler in a small New York City apartment. She shares her ideas on how to stretch the household budget while living well and enjoying motherhood. Saving money isn't necessarily drudgery.

A vibrant community of motivated women who encourage others to take charge of their lives and finances drives this multiplatform financial media site and company. It's for women who want more net worth, self worth and happiness. Rather than deluge readers with blinking charts and statistics, the approach is practical and holistic. The goal isn't to just make money, but to live an inspiring life. The site regularly features new tips and tools you can have delivered to your inbox. Featured courses help you gain a clear idea of your financial position wherever you are.

Gen Y career women will like the accessible and entertaining advice from this site. It has job-hunting tips and entrepreneur guides and features to encourage working and self-employed women to save and invest no matter how much money they make. Saving and spending are tied together in style, healthy living and travel sections.