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A Week In Kansas On A $46,000 Salary

Content Warning: This Money Diary discusses a dead body and a car accident.

Welcome toMoney 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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A 10-Year-Old Migrant Girl Died In U.S. Custody & We Only Found Out 8 Months Later

A 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in U.S. custody last September, but the government did not release this information until Wednesday. She is one of six migrant children who have died after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and being placed under the care of the U.S. government over the past eight months. Before this period, no migrant child had died while in federal custody since 2010.

The girl, whose identity has not been made public yet, reportedly had a history of congenital heart defects when she was first placed under the care of an

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Jean Brownhill Isn’t Afraid To Joke About Being The Only Woman In The Room

Success stories can seem just as fantastical as the fairy tales you (may have) loved growing up: Bold career woman finds herself in the right place at the right time, and poof, her fairy godmother mentor snaps her fingers, transforming our hero into an overnight success who brings home a seven-figure salary, jet-sets around the world spreading her you-can-have-it-all gospel, all while looking awesome and Instagramming the whole thing. Umm…really? Why do we so rarely hear the other side of the story — the false starts, the waves of

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Jean Brownhill Isn’t Afraid To Joke About Being The Only Woman In The Room

Success stories can seem just as fantastical as the fairy tales you (may have) loved growing up: Bold career woman finds herself in the right place at the right time, and poof, her fairy godmother mentor snaps her fingers, transforming our hero into an overnight success who brings home a seven-figure salary, jet-sets around the world spreading her you-can-have-it-all gospel, all while looking awesome and Instagramming the whole thing. Umm…really? Why do we so rarely hear the other side of the story — the false starts, the waves of

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Jean Brownhill Isn’t Afraid To Joke About Being The Only Woman In The Room

Success stories can seem just as fantastical as the fairy tales you (may have) loved growing up: Bold career woman finds herself in the right place at the right time, and poof, her fairy godmother mentor snaps her fingers, transforming our hero into an overnight success who brings home a seven-figure salary, jet-sets around the world spreading her you-can-have-it-all gospel, all while looking awesome and Instagramming the whole thing. Umm…really? Why do we so rarely hear the other side of the story — the false starts, the waves of

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The Best Under $200 Buys From Wayfair’s Memorial Day Blowout

Although Wayfair is never short of a good sale, its Memorial Day Clearance event is knocking aforementioned legendary discounts out of the shopping park. With up to 70% off everything from fundamental furniture pieces to plush bedding and bath essentials, stylish decor accents, and more, filling virtual carts full of the best deals could be an endless endeavor — especially as the discounts continue to deepen through the upcoming long weekend.

To help narrow it down, we hunted down the top-rated home buys that are currently on-sale for under

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