GC4W News Weekend Reads – Edition 18

The GC4W News Weekend Reads Edition 18 is a collection of top stories and trending topics. 

With so much news content being published each day on gc4women.org, we have decided to start a new tradition to keep you informed and connected to the resources to improve your life and business. 

The following are top picks and trending topics on gc4women.org news:

1. 100 Influential Women on Why They’re Voting This November

With fewer than 100 days until Election Day, Marie Claire asked 100 influential women—celebrities, politicians, activists, authors, and business leaders—to share their personal reason for casting a ballot this fall. We hope their answers inspire you to register to vote, then safely head to the polls (or mail in your ballot!) this November. Read the responses, then join the conversation using the hashtag #WhyImVoting to make your voice heard. Read more here.

2. Tennis Icon Maria Sharapova Inks Partnership With Therabody

Investing in a company no longer consists of just providing capital. Many investors now seek opportunities where they can add value beyond the money. These new types of partnerships are rapidly emerging throughout Silicon Valley.

A recent example of this business model comes as Therabody, a leading global tech wellness company formerly known as Theragun, announces a long-term partnership with five-time Grand Slam title winner and entrepreneur Maria Sharapova. Additionally, she will be instrumental to the brand as a Therabody advisory board member and consultant, helping develop products and going beyond the traditional role of an investor. Read more here.

3. 5 Budgeting Tips For College Students That Can Help Set You Up For Financial Success

Creating a budget in college can help you understand where your money goes each month, which is a good first step to take when you’re learning to manage your finances.

There are many ways you can go about creating a budget, including using a budgeting app that connects to your bank accounts or making a spreadsheet with an online template. Whichever resource you choose, remember to stick to it and hold yourself accountable so you can achieve your money goals. Read more here.

4. What You Need To Know As Hair Salons Are Reopening

As hair salons have now reopened around the country, many people, many of which have longer hair than usual, find ourselves asking the same question: Should I get my hair cut?

Read for the long list of precautions that salons across the country are taking to help their clients feel safe. Learn more here.

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