Women investors want to learn more, but have to overcome their fear.
Rich men of a certain age believe they are better at investing than their wives.
Senate Republicans Tuesday blocked a vote on President Barack Obama’s Paycheck Fairness Act.
If you are old enough to be worried about retirement planning, then you already know women are different than men. Ameriprise Financial has been studying that truth, and it has come up with at least five ways women plan for retirement differently than men. None of them should surprise you. Women want to stay close
My mother would roll over in her grave if she knew that I wrote about money and occasionally put my personal experiences with it in print for anybody to read. So I thought it wasn’t at all surprising when the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies asked women in their 50s and 60s if they ever
One promising piece of news in the housing crisis for developers and investors is rental property, which has seen a surge as homeownership rates have fallen off. As builders seek ways to tailor rental units to the needs of renters, the Wall Street Journal reports that they are increasingly looking at single mothers. Census data
My Aunt Thummie, the youngest and the only one of my mother’s 12 brothers and sisters still surviving, is 92. She’s been widowed for 35 years and now lives with one of her daughters. Some days are good and some days aren’t so good. She’s been in and out of the hospital twice in the
There’s a pessimistic saying that claims men marry women for their looks, while women marry men for their money. But one study concludes that women’s lack of confidence with money actually makes them better investors. Ledbury Research and Barclays Capital surveyed 2,000 high net worth individuals and found that women are more likely than men
A study from Prudential Financial Inc. was released in August, called “Financial experience and behaviors among women.” This is the fifth study on women and investing done by Prudential in 10 years. The study found some good news for women as 95 percent of the respondents said they are directly involved in financial decisions and a