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career advice for teens

Career Advice for Teens: Perspectives on “La Situation”

Coach Jane Mobille offers career advice for teens (and their parents) on how to pursue a path that is both financially stable and personally fulfilling.
financial detox

Try a Financial Detox to Empower Yourself in the New Year

The New Year is the perfect time to try a financial detox – a chance to pare down and learn you can be happy living on less.
Find Work in France

My Long and Winding Road to Finding Work in France

An adventurous British expat recounts the unexpected twists of her trials and tribulations on her journey to finding work in France.
paris apartments

The Ins and Outs to Legally Rent Out Your Paris Apartment

Ever get that suspicious look when mentioning you rent out your Paris apartment? I mean, you have an apartment in Paris and you’re paying for it. Isn’t what you do with it your business?
women investors

It’s True! Women Really Are Better Investors Than Men

Many studies show that women investors actually win out in the investment world when compared to their male counterparts. Should that surprise us?
macarons class at Ritz Paris

French Macarons: Learn How to Make Them the Classy Way

INSPIRELLE learns to make French macarons in the prestigious Ecole Ritz-Escoffier cooking school.
manage your money

6 Smart Ways to Make You Feel Wealthy (Even If You’re Not)

When you feel poor, do you tend to splash out even more? Follow these simple tips to help you manage your money better and make you feel wealthier.
paris rent

Are You Overpaying Your Rent in Paris? (Part 2)

When you move to Paris, France, the first thing any newcomer tackles is how to find a place to call home. If you are unfamiliar with the French real estate market, how do you know whether you’re overpaying your Paris rent?
women-financial risk

How to Know if You’re Ready for Financial Risks

When you’re young and single that trip to Marrakesh sounds awesome, as do more aggressive mutual funds. Similarly, studies have shown that women take less risk once they have a family or even when they feel their decision will have a big impact on someone else, such as their team at work. Here's some expert advice to help you learn to you feel more comfortable with investing your money, depending on your personal situation.
summer in Paris

5 Essentials for Surviving a Hot Parisian Summer

With the Parisian summer finally here to stay, check out these top 5 products to keep you cool when the temperatures rise.