It's International Women's Day: How Does the U.S. Wage Gap Compare?

Happy International Women's Day, America: Overall, your women are doing pretty well. But when it comes to wage equality -- how much women earn compared to men -- the land of the free and the home of the brave ranks a startling 61st worldwide, behind nations like Madagascar, Cambodia and Guyana.

The Makers: Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg on Empowering Women

She paved a way for herself in male-dominated Silicon Valley, and now she's encouraging other women to join her. In the new PBS documentary Makers: Women Who Make America," Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg talks about women, work and the will to lead.

Here's How Washington Is Likely to Trim Our Social Security Benefits

When Congress and President Obama make a budget deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, they're likely to use something called "chained CPI" to tweak how Social Security calculates cost of living adjustments. Here's a plain English explanation of what that means, and how it will effect your retirement.

How More Women Can Become Philanthropists

This author believes that more women need to think of themselves as philanthropists and get more strategic in their giving, so that their donations will have the maximum impact. Here's how.

A Lift for Hooters? Quirky New Ad Campaign Puts Owl Out Front

Hooters, the original "breastaurant" chain, is feeling a bit over-the-hill, so it's giving itself an image makeover, starting with an irreverent new ad campaign focused on its owl mascot, and theoretically aimed at bringing in more Gen Yer's and women.