Money Smart Women

Readers Share Tips for Raising Money Smart Kids
Raising Money-Smart Kids

Readers Share Tips for Raising Money Smart Kids

What's the right age for a child to have their own credit card? Opinions vary.
September 29, 2021
How to Boost Your Financial Savvy
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How to Boost Your Financial Savvy

Women need to know how financial knowledge can help them take care of their families and themselves.
July 28, 2021
What Kids Need to Know About Finances
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What Kids Need to Know About Finances

In a digital world, it's even more critical to teach children how to handle cold, hard cash.
May 24, 2021
5 Steps to Start Investing as a New Mom
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5 Steps to Start Investing as a New Mom

New moms typically are maxed out from a time standpoint, but you can start investing for you and your baby with just a few minutes here and there.
May 6, 2021
Put an Estate Plan in Place
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Put an Estate Plan in Place

Begin with the basics, starting with a will. You may even be able to use an online will-writing program.
March 19, 2021

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Closing the Confidence Gap
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Closing the Confidence Gap

Since the start of the pandemic, women have become more involved in their financial futures.
December 24, 2020
Women, Invest in Yourself
Women & Money

Women, Invest in Yourself

Morningstar's Christine Benz tells women to match investment risk to their longer life expectancy.
October 1, 2020
Fresh Voices in Personal Finance
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Fresh Voices in Personal Finance

An impressive number of young women have entered the personal finance field via blogs, websites and social media.
August 26, 2020
A Salute to Money Smart Moms
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A Salute to Money Smart Moms

Today's mothers are in a perfect position to share their experiences in the workforce and as investors.
April 3, 2020
Family Finances Are a Joint Project
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Family Finances Are a Joint Project

Make sure you have access to key accounts, and keep things as simple as possible.
March 5, 2020
Advice From Confident Investors
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Advice From Confident Investors

Take advantage of publications, podcasts, adult ed classes and other resources, including family members.
November 26, 2019
What Women Want in a Financial Adviser
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What Women Want in a Financial Adviser

They’re put off by aggressive sales tactics and excessive jargon.
October 3, 2019
How to Be a Confident Investor
Investor Psychology

How to Be a Confident Investor

You don’t have to be an expert. Start with your employer’s retirement savings plan.
August 29, 2019
Make Sure Your Spouse Has Your Passwords
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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.
June 10, 2019
How to Raise Money-Savvy Girls
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How to Raise Money-Savvy Girls

When parents talk to their kids about money, they often speak differently to their sons and daughters.
April 4, 2019
Retirement Tips for a Long Lifetime
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Retirement Tips for a Long Lifetime

Women face all the financial challenges that men face—plus a longer life span.
January 31, 2019
Keep Your Options Open as a Stay-at-Home Mom
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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.
November 29, 2018
My Best Investment Advice
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My Best Investment Advice

These are the three steps to investing success: start soon, start small and keep it simple.
October 9, 2018
For Some Women, the Financial Services Industry May Be a Fulfilling Career Choice
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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.
August 2, 2018
Getting In the Investing Game
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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.
June 7, 2018
A Guide to Marital Money Bliss
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A Guide to Marital Money Bliss

In addition to your credit, any assets you bring to the marriage should remain in your own name.
April 10, 2018
How Women Approach Investing
Investor Psychology

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 o…
February 1, 2018
What Single Women Need to Know About Money
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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.
September 22, 2017
Getting Women to Talk About Money
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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.
August 24, 2017
Maximize Your Income in Retirement
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Maximize Your Income in Retirement

A quirk in employer pension formulas gives women a big advantage.
July 21, 2017