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When taking time off from the workforce, it’s important to preserve your earning power and plan for retirement.
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These are the three steps to investing success: start soon, start small and keep it simple.
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Some of the top companies are going all out to attract young women and women returning to the workforce.
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Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz has some simple investing advice for women: Find a buddy and attend a few seminars to learn the language.
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In addition to your credit, any assets you bring to the marriage should remain in your own name.
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Liz Ann Sonders, chief investment strategist at Charles Schwab, says women know who they are as investors -- for example, whether they’re aggressive or risk-averse.
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Women often face a savings shortfall as they approach retirement. The goal is to catch up as soon as possible.
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A quirk in employer pension formulas gives women a big advantage.
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In high-net-worth households, women are more likely to make their own decisions about where to donate.
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Four women managers of Kip 25 funds offer their guidance for female investors. For starters: Think long term.
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How one woman started out as a secretary and found entrepreneurial success as the CEO of a multi-million-dollar construction company.
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What drew these women into the financial field, and what lessons can they share with young women?
The Weirs have been collaborating on Paradigm Micro Cap since 2008.
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These digital investing platforms geared towards women are worth a second look.
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Men and women approach financial planning differently, but there's success in their balance.
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Women are less likely than men to discuss finances with their friends, so they start off at a big disadvantage.
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