Talking about money is still a taboo subject. It makes us uncomfortable. Women are great investors, but they still lack the confidence to get started.
“It enables them to earn income, continue saving for retirement and bridge savings shortfalls — with more free time for personal pursuits,” says
Catherine Collinson, CEO and president of the nonprofit Transamerica Institute.
60% of Americans feel anxiety when thinking about investing in the stock market and 55% of boomers worry about a market crash.
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“Two-income households typically make more, but save less,” says Cindy Hounsell, president of the Washington D.C.-based Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER).
“First and foremost, for us, the life we want to create is the target, while money is the tool that helps us achieve it. For many men, it is the other way around.”
“Once you have been to a place, you have a feel for it,” Cliff says. “As you get older, you appreciate the subtleties a little more. You have done all the tourist stuff but getting to walk in the neighborhoods and feeling like you are living there by going to the grocery stores and markets, is the magic. You’re part of the fabric of the culture and not just a tourist.
For Lindsay Corner, 25, saving for retirement has a greater urgency than for many of her peers. “None of my girlfriends talk about it, but I feel fairly confident about managing money and finances,” Ms. Corner said. “I learned about it from my parents and, in college, I studied accounting and finance and took a […]
I recently attended a Milken Institute Future of Health Summit panel in Washington, D.C. called Race, Gender, and Work: The Economics of Healthy Aging. The experts’ insights whizzed across a range of topics from caregiving to investing and jobs, but there was one common thread: the critical financial issues facing women. I was especially struck by […]
Women entrepreneurs who have trouble raising capital for their ventures and managing the month-to-month cash flow often find business credit cards especially helpful. A business credit card provides you a credit line, and, if used prudently, can help your company navigate through periods of lopsided cash flow. Plus, it can provide you a cushion between […]