Why Women Need to Take a More Active Role in Their Financial Futures

It’s a mistake to let someone else make all your decisions or take care of everything for you. You can start taking control of your finances by reviewing the five basics of a good retirement plan.

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It’s a phenomenon I see often.

Too many women leave decisions about their financial futures to their husbands — and that’s hardly a retirement plan. And because women tend to live longer than men, it’s imperative that they take an active role in plotting out what’s happening with the money that will see them through the latter part of their lives.

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Stacia Williams, Investment Adviser Representative
Founder, Williams Financial Group

Stacia Williams is founder and wealth adviser for Williams Financial Group. She helps clients pursue their retirement goals and dreams through well-thought-out financial strategies. Williams has an extensive background in working with individuals across socio-economic and cultural divides, which aids her firm in providing holistic and culturally relevant services to clients.