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Plain-English guidance addressing the financial concerns of women and offering savvy money-management strategies — with practical applications for men, too.
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Make sure you have access to key accounts, and keep things as simple as possible.
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Take advantage of publications, podcasts, adult ed classes and other resources, including family members.
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They’re put off by aggressive sales tactics and excessive jargon.
You don’t have to be an expert. Start with your employer’s retirement savings plan.
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It’s critical for women to have access to key financial information as well as passwords to electronic records and devices.
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When parents talk to their kids about money, they often speak differently to their sons and daughters.
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Women face all the financial challenges that men face—plus a longer life span.
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When taking time off from the workforce, it’s important to preserve your earning power and plan for retirement.
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These are the three steps to investing success: start soon, start small and keep it simple.
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Some of the top companies are going all out to attract young women and women returning to the workforce.
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Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz has some simple investing advice for women: Find a buddy and attend a few seminars to learn the language.
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In addition to your credit, any assets you bring to the marriage should remain in your own name.
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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.
Women often face a savings shortfall as they approach retirement. The goal is to catch up as soon as possible.
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A quirk in employer pension formulas gives women a big advantage.
In high-net-worth households, women are more likely to make their own decisions about where to donate.
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Four women managers of Kip 25 funds offer their guidance for female investors. For starters: Think long term.
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