The Best of 2020: What You Loved

By Sallie Krawcheck

Note: This article mentions a small number of Magazine articles and coaching sessions that have since been retired.

Last week, we talked about The Remarkable Women of 2020. This week, I want to round up some highlights from our year with you. (You’re remarkable, too.)

Here’s what resonated with the Ellevest community this past year: the conversations you joined, the things you learned, the stories you bookmarked, and the moments you celebrated.

Your favorite newsletters of 2020

Your favorite moments on Instagram

  • Most-watched video:Unpacking Privilege in Times of Crisis,” with Brand Marketing Director Alexandra Ramirez, April 3. “How can we use our privilege — if we have it — to help someone else?"

  • Most-liked social post: A tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg. “People ask me sometimes … ‘When will there be enough women on the court?’ And my answer is: ‘When there are nine.’”

Your favorite Magazine articles of 2020

  1. Managing Your Financial Health During Coronavirus (Follow us on Instagram for updates on the *new* stimulus package coming soon.)

  2. What Should You Do With Your Stimulus Check?

  3. Just a List of Hundreds of Businesses Led by Black Women+

  4. 5 Steps to Prepare for Your Annual Performance Review

  5. 23 Hard-Won Tips for Working at Home

Your all-time favorite articles

  1. What Happens to Your 401(k) When You Quit?

  2. How Does Employer 401(k) Matching Work?

  3. How to Split Expenses With Your Partner

  4. 7 Smart Money Moves to Make in Your 20s

  5. Money Cheat Sheet (yes, we borrowed this one’s name for our Thursday newsletter)

Most popular workshops and email courses of 2020

Live virtual workshops

Check out our calendar of upcoming workshops here.

  • Most popular workshop overall: How Investing Works, Part 1: The Basics (register here)

  • Most popular money workshop: It’s tied between Budget How-To and How to Pay Off Debt

  • Most popular career workshop: Let’s Talk About Imposter Syndrome

On-demand email courses

Check out all our email courses here.

Your favorite coaching sessions of 2020

FYI: Anyone can book a coaching session, but members get a discount every time.

Your wins and money moves

  • The Elle Raisers community got bigger than ever. There are nearly 500,000 financial feminists using Ellevest to take charge of their financial futures. (And we recently passed 200,000 followers on Instagram!)

  • More than 250 people shared a recent money win with us. In the newsletter every week, we ask people to tell us about their money wins using this form — and reading through them is one of our team’s favorite parts of their jobs.


We had a pretty busy year, too — our mission is to help get more money in the hands of women+, so when the pandemic hit we knew we had to go into overdrive and stay there. In 2020, we launched a membership that includes digital investing, learning, and coaching — and then added an Android app. And on the Private Wealth Management side, we expanded the Ellevest Intentional Impact Portfolios for our private wealth clients to add a racial justice lens.

No matter what happens in 2021, we don’t intend on letting up the pace. Whether you’re new to this community, or you’ve been with us for the whole wild ride — thank you for being here. And let me know what you’d like to see next year; I’m

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Sallie Krawcheck

Sallie Krawcheck is the Founder & CEO of Ellevest.