Money Smart Women

Money Smart Women

Plain-English guidance addressing the financial concerns of women and offering savvy money-management strategies — with practical applications for men, too.

November 26, 2019

Advice From Confident Investors

Take advantage of publications, podcasts, adult ed classes and other resources, including family members.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Investor Psychology

October 3, 2019

What Women Want in a Financial Adviser

They’re put off by aggressive sales tactics and excessive jargon.

See More On: Financial Planning | Family Finances

August 29, 2019

How to Be a Confident Investor

You don’t have to be an expert. Start with your employer’s retirement savings plan.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Stocks & Bonds

June 6, 2019

Make Sure Your Spouse Has Your Passwords

It’s critical for women to have access to key financial information as well as passwords to electronic records and devices.

See More On: Family Finances | Financial Planning

April 4, 2019

How to Raise Money-Savvy Girls

When parents talk to their kids about money, they often speak differently to their sons and daughters.

See More On: Family Finances | Making Your Money Last

January 31, 2019

Retirement Tips for a Long Lifetime

Women face all the financial challenges that men face—plus a longer life span.

See More On: Saving for Retirement | Family Finances

November 29, 2018

Keep Your Options Open as a Stay-at-Home Mom

When taking time off from the workforce, it’s important to preserve your earning power and plan for retirement.

See More On: Careers | Saving for Retirement

October 4, 2018

My Best Investment Advice

These are the three steps to investing success: start soon, start small and keep it simple.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | 401(k)s | Saving for Retirement

August 2, 2018

For Some Women, the Financial Services Industry May Be a Fulfilling Career Choice

Some of the top companies are going all out to attract young women and women returning to the workforce.

See More On: Careers | Financial Planning

June 7, 2018

Getting In the Investing Game

Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz has some simple investing advice for women: Find a buddy and attend a few seminars to learn the language.

See More On: Stocks & Bonds | Mutual Funds

April 10, 2018

A Guide to Marital Money Bliss

In addition to your credit, any assets you bring to the marriage should remain in your own name.

See More On: Family Finances

February 1, 2018

How Women Approach Investing

Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab, says women know who they are as investors -- for example, whether they’re aggressive or risk-averse.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Stocks & Bonds

September 22, 2017

What Single Women Need to Know About Money

Women often face a savings shortfall as they approach retirement. The goal is to catch up as soon as possible.

See More On: Financial Planning

July 21, 2017

Maximize Your Income in Retirement

A quirk in employer pension formulas gives women a big advantage.

See More On: Saving for Retirement | Family Finances

June 14, 2017

Charitable Giving May Be in Your Genes

In high-net-worth households, women are more likely to make their own decisions about where to donate.

See More On: Family Finances | Caregiving

April 6, 2017

Advice From All-Star Women Fund Managers

Four women managers of Kip 25 funds offer their guidance for female investors. For starters: Think long term.

See More On: Careers | Kip 25 | Mutual Funds

February 15, 2017

Build Your Own Company

How one woman started out as a secretary and found entrepreneurial success as the CEO of a multi-million-dollar construction company.

See More On: Small Business

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