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WSJ Secrets of Wealthy Women

Author: The Wall Street Journal

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Empower yourself financially. Successful women executives, workplace pioneers, self-made entrepreneurs, industry trendsetters and money-savvy experts reveal insights on how to get ahead, reach your goals, and achieve professional success. They join host Veronica Dagher every Tuesday.
76 Episodes
Erin Loos Cutraro, founder of She Should Run, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher what prevents women from running for elected office and how she's working to change that.
Sarah Deer, Native American lawyer and MacArthur fellow, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's worked for justice for Native survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence and why the recent Supreme Court Oklahoma land ruling matters.
Karen Altfest, executive vice president of Altfest Personal Wealth Management, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's managed a long career in finance and how she's helped women and widows.
Stacy Lewis, a professional golfer on the LPGA tour, explains to WSJ's Veronica Dagher how the sport has changed for women and how she's getting through the pandemic.
Jane Schwartzberg, managing director at UBS wealth management, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how serious illness forced her to get involved with her finances and why managing money before an emergency is so important.
In this encore episode, Carol Lavin Bernick, the former executive chairman of Alberto-Culver, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher about her family business and how she's helping restaurant owners and families during the coronavirus crisis.
Arlan Hamilton, founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's helping to make the venture capital world more diverse and how far the industry still has to go.
Yeardley Smith, who plays "Lisa" on the hit show The Simpsons, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she learned to accept her voice and how she uses it to be an ally to the LGBT community.
Lanaya Irvin, president of the Center for Talent Innovation, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher why she thinks it's important to have discussions about race in the workplace and how the killing of George Floyd sparked a conversation at her own organization.
Terri Jackson, executive director of the Women's National Basketball Players Association, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she negotiated a big pay raise on behalf of the players and how she's helping steward the league's union through the coronavirus crisis.
Julie Smolyansky, chief executive of Lifeway Foods, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's coped with crises and adapted her family's cultured milk business amid the coronavirus.
In this encore episode, Kelley Brooke, director of golf at the Bethpage Golf Course and the 2018 LPGA Professional of the Year, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she thinks golf will change as courses reopen and how she's thrived as a woman in the sport.
In this encore episode, comedian, writer and disabilities advocate Maysoon Zayid tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how the coronavirus has impacted those who perform for a living and how she's coping financially.
In this encore episode, Naomi Hirabayshi, co-founder and co-creator of the Shine app, gives WSJ's Veronica Dagher an update on how the wellness company has adapted during the coronavirus crisis and why she thinks it's become more socially acceptable to speak about mental health issues. Text or call our Secrets hotline at (314) 200-5947 to let us know how you're managing your mental health and wellness during the coronavirus crisis. We might use your comment on an upcoming show.
Cate Luzio, founder of Luminary, a female-focused work space in NYC, explains how she's adapting her business in a world of social-distancing. What's your secret to staying calm and managing your career and money during this difficult time? Text or call in your survival strategy to our hotline at (314) 200-5947 and we may share it on the podcast.
In this encore episode, Mona Sinha, board chair of Women Moving Millions, tells WSJs' Veronica Dagher how women can work together to help society's most vulnerable people and why she's raising awareness about gender inequality. If you're a small business owner, we'd like to hear from you. Call or text our Secrets hotline at (314) 200-5947 and share your tips for keeping your business afloat.
Meredith Moore, a financial planner and founder of Artisan Financial Strategies, talks to WSJ's Veronica Dagher about how to manage finances in this difficult time. She talks about taking control of your finances in a downturn (1:28), where to draw from for financial support (7:55), and which financial plans to put on hold (12:37). We want to remind listeners that even if you find tips from WSJ or Meredith helpful, it's important to consult a certified financial professional before making any personal financial decisions. If you have a question or comment about how to tackle your career and money, you can text or call our Secrets hotline at (314) 200-5947. We may use your message on one of our podcasts.
Dawn Lafreeda, one of the largest Denny's franchisees in the country, tells WSJ's Veronica Dagher how she's running 90 restaurants during the past month and how she's supporting her employees during the coronavirus pandemic. For next week's episode: Have a question about your personal finances that you'd like answered on the show? Text or call-in to our Secrets hotline at (314)-200-5947.
Marianne Ruggiero, a career coach, explains to the WSJ's Veronica Dagher, how to navigate your career amid the coronavirus crisis or rebuild it if you've already lost your job. Have a question about your personal finances that you'd like answered on the show? Text or call-in to our Secrets hotline at (314)-200-5947. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. Google Analytics and Excel Ninja were resources mentioned on the show.
Karol Ward, a therapist and confidence coach, explains to WSJ's Veronica Dagher how to deal with the current situation. Have a question about managing your career or want to share your strategy for work success during this time? Text or call-in a message to our Secrets hotline at (314) 200-5947. You may be featured on one of our podcasts. For further support, contact your company's employee assistance program. Calm and Headspace were meditation apps mentioned on the show. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1800-273-8255.
Comments (4)


Good episode. Lots of stuff I knew so it reinforced I am on the right track. But also learned a few new things too!

Dec 29th
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Michelle Chenault

Thank you for this interview. Mrs. Johnson touched on so many salient points of what a Black woman experiences. And, I commend her for mentioning what so many don't realize - lighter complexion Black women are perceived exactly as she described.

Mar 26th

latoya cheeks

Does she know that president Lincoln did nothing for black people? the freedom banks weren't for or about black people. please ask her to cite her sources.

Feb 5th
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