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My husband and I live in Singapore on an almost $1 million salary - here's what we spend in a week

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

A couple living in Singapore makes a combined salary of $919,296 a year.
The man works in finance as a consultant while the woman works as a part-time writer while also taking care of their son.
This week they spent over $6,000, including $3,506 on a vacation to Brunei.
Welcome to Money Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period - and we're tracking every last dollar.
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The 20 most flexible jobs for working parents

The 20 most flexible jobs for working parents

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Working moms and working dads often need a more flexible work environment.
But just one in 30 job postings tout their family-friendly or flexible work options.
The most flexible jobs were sales manager, sales engineer, and team assembler.
Just one in 30 job postings tout their family-friendly or flexible work options, according to a recent study by Indeed Hiring Lab economist Andrew Flowers.
Indeed mined the descriptions of jobs that have at least 10,000 openings for keywords like work-life-balance, flexible working hours, or working remotely.
There were two types...
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A Silicon Valley VC firm just invested $10.5 million in an app that helps companies like Slack and Reddit make working parents' lives easier

A Silicon Valley VC firm just invested $10.5 million in an app that helps companies like Slack and Reddit make working parents' lives easier

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Family and parenting app Cleo announced a $10.5 million investment from Greylock Partners.
Cleo is offered through employers, and provides parents with access to experts in areas like birth preparation and sleep.
The app is designed to ease parents' transition back to work, and reduce attrition at companies.
So far, employees at companies like Slack and Reddit have signed on.
This post is part of Business Insider's ongoing series on Better Capitalism .
On Wednesday, an app called Cleo announced a $10.5 million Series A funding round led by Sarah Guo...
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