Money Smart Women

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

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

December 15, 2016

Women Blazing a Trail in Finance

What drew these women into the financial field, and what lessons can they share with young women?

See More On: Careers | Financial Planning

November 1, 2016

What This Mother-Daughter Fund-Manager Team Can Teach Us About Investing

The Weirs have been collaborating on Paradigm Micro Cap since 2008.

See More On: Mutual Funds

October 5, 2016

New Tools to Help Women Invest to Meet Their Goals

These digital investing platforms geared towards women are worth a second look.

See More On: Investor Psychology

July 28, 2016

How Men and Women Think Differently About Money

Men and women approach financial planning differently, but there's success in their balance.

See More On: Family Finances | Careers | Making Your Money Last

August 24, 2017

Getting Women to Talk About Money

Women are less likely than men to discuss finances with their friends, so they start off at a big disadvantage.

See More On: Investor Psychology | Family Finances