Archive for the Women & Money Category

Women’s Unique Financial Challenges

Many aspects of financial matters are unique for women; therefore, the implementation of their financial plans should take their special needs into consideration. Doing so will help them better prepare for the documented financial inequities between women and men. If you were to guess which issue women worry about most, would you guess family, health,… Read More »

Part 5: Is Suze Orman Right: Can you do your own financial planning?

Suze Orman says: Do Your Own Financial Planning! “I think it’s imperative for you to do as much of the work as possible, rather than turning control over to someone else: your finances.” Ms. Orman and I agree on this. Is this really true, and what does this mean? I think the biggest thing Suze Orman can… Read More »

12 Great Financial Tips for Stay-at-Home Moms

Stay-at-home moms face a myriad of challenges; not the least of them is managing family finances on only one income. This is just a short list of issues. Self education regarding family finances is crucial for homemakers because of reduced income, lack of retirement accounts, increased need for self-discipline (possibly more time to shop), and… Read More »

Women’s Unique Financial Challenges

If you were to guess which issue women worry about most, would you guess family, health, time, stress, or maybe equal rights? According to a March 2000 gallop poll, the answer is their finances. This response may surprise you now, but consider the following list of financial issues unique to women. Consider these results from… Read More »