It’s Women’s History Month and a great time to recognize the accomplishments of women today and those who have come before. Exciting changes are afoot and for the first time in history, women are increasing the size of their paychecks, securing more advanced degrees and making their mark in significant ways across almost every field. Let’s drill down to the financial gaps that still need closing.
Congratulations! You are getting married again. There are probably other things on your mind, but let’s talk finances for a moment. Building the financial cornerstone of your marriage should begin well before you walk down the aisle for the second time. After all, your life is likely more complex than it was the first time around. Here are some concepts and ideas to help you make the right money moves before repeating “I do”.
We women live longer than men, and many of us will be on our own at some time in the future. At age 65, we can expect to live another 20 years on average, and we will need to depend on ourselves more than ever to successfully navigate the retirement landscape. Most of us cannot afford to make a major mistake and still ensure there will be time to recover.