“My biggest concern is that women are still lagging their male counterparts men — even millennial women — in retirement savings as well as their income,” Judith Ward, a senior financial planner at T. Rowe Price.
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.
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.
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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 […]
Shortly after we got married, my husband set up an appointment with his financial adviser for us to discuss the blending of our financial lives. It was an eye-opener. His adviser barely made eye contact with me after the initial introduction and addressed all his remarks to my husband. Bristling and insulted, I pledged never […]