Center for Women & Wealth

In our feature article, we speak with forensic scientist, best-selling author and “Bones” creator Kathy Reichs. During our conversation, we cover Reichs’ journey to crime fiction writing, how she continues to find inspiration 20 books later and the difference between writing for TV and writing a novel. Reichs also provides her best advice to aspiring authors. For a preview of the article, watch this video.

COVID-19 has greatly impacted all of our lives in 2020, and in our “By the Numbers” infographic, we touch on the enormous effect it has had on women on the frontlines, at home and in the office, as well as highlight a few silver linings to come out of the pandemic.

The line between work and home has blurred during the pandemic, and more than ever, many working parents are struggling to balance all of the responsibilities that come with having a career and managing a household. We speak with Eve Rodsky, best-selling author of “Fair Play: A Game-Changing Solution for When You Have Too Much to Do (and More Life to Live),” and Brigid Schulte, best-selling author, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and director of the Better Life Lab at New America, to discuss how families can live and work together with less tension, fairer division of labor and more leisure time.

Also in this issue, as the November U.S. presidential election draws closer, Senior Wealth Planner Ross Bruch covers the Democratic party’s tax plan and discusses planning opportunities to consider before year-end.

Finally, in “Five Questions,” Jeannie Infante Sager, the director of the Women’s Philanthropy Institute, discusses the importance of women’s giving, how women philanthropists have responded to COVID-19 and shifts she has seen in methods of giving during the pandemic.

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