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Have You Heard the One About the Breadwinners? EP 99

The Breadwinners

Release Date: 03/11/2021

Think Like a Breadwinner — Not a Budgeter EP 107 show art Think Like a Breadwinner — Not a Budgeter EP 107

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In her new book, Think Like a Breadwinner: A Wealth-Building Manifesto for Women Who Want to Earn More (and Worry Less), financial expert and author Jennifer Barrett returns to The Breadwinners to reframe what it means to be a breadwinner.

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Breadwinners Are Mad as Hell EP 106 show art Breadwinners Are Mad as Hell EP 106

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The question is, will that anger equal action? In this episode, Rachael + Jennifer consider Helen Lewis’ insightful new essay, “The Pandemic Has Given Women a New Kind of Rage,” and remember how spot-on she was a year ago as the pandemic erupted. (Revisit that one in Episode 11: Breadwinning + Caregiving in a Pandemic)

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How to Think Like a Writer — Even if You’re Not One EP: 105 show art How to Think Like a Writer — Even if You’re Not One EP: 105

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In this episode, former magazine publishing exec Deborah Burns joins The Breadwinners to talk about what she learned about writing after completing her memoir. It’s a lesson she now shares with brands and executives alike as they seem to invent — and reinvent — themselves in her new book out this month.

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Breadwinning in a Childcare Desert EP 104 show art Breadwinning in a Childcare Desert EP 104

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Before the pandemic, the price of childcare already rivaled that of many college tuitions  

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Breadwinning in the Changing World of Work  EP 103 show art Breadwinning in the Changing World of Work  EP 103

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When it comes to navigating careers, author and thinker extraordinaire Lindsey Pollak says the most successful and happy professionals describe themselves as frequent and deliberate recalculators, always considering where they want to go next — and how to get there.

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Breadwinning + Debt: So Much Interest EP 102 show art Breadwinning + Debt: So Much Interest EP 102

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Between receiving less help from their parents, earning more college degrees than men — and oh yes, the gender wage gap, women now hold two-thirds of America’s student loan debt, according to the American Association of University Women. 

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Crafting a Breadwinning Career EP 101 show art Crafting a Breadwinning Career EP 101

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Don’t Call Her ‘Super Mom’ EP 100 show art Don’t Call Her ‘Super Mom’ EP 100

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In this episode, Rachael + Jennifer consider the power of words, especially those by Claire Trageser in her essay on Elle.com, “Stop Telling Women They're Amazing.” From real-life stories of Mom-Life to Rachael’s grandmother’s favorite Erma Bombeck column, we consider how to see and talk about what we’re all experiencing now as breadwinning moms.

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Have You Heard the One About the Breadwinners?  EP 99 show art Have You Heard the One About the Breadwinners? EP 99

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Lynn Harris, founder and CEO of Gold Comedy, an online platform for funny women and nonbinary folks to learn about writing and telling jokes, assembling a standup comedy set and trying out material, joins Jennifer to talk about the power of a good joke and how comedy fosters confidence.

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Staying Sane in a Pandemic: Part IV EP 98 show art Staying Sane in a Pandemic: Part IV EP 98

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As vaccines start to roll out and friends and family report some success in accessing them, the pandemic’s end seems so close and yet so far away.

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