Women and wealth

Empowering women to reach new financial heights

It’s time to make money conversations more common among women.

While female financial confidence is higher than ever, women still face unique challenges as they seek to achieve their financial goals. Time to take charge of your financial future.

Research shows

American women are leading the way as business owners and entrepreneurs, oversee household purchasing decisions and control the majority of wealth. Despite these gains, women still face unique challenges that make planning a priority.

Women control

90% of women will be in charge of their family finances at some point in their lives.

Ackerman, Ruthie. “Clients From Venus”, Wall Street Journal 30 April, 2012. Web. 03 March, 2020.

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Wealth rising

Women now control 52% of wealth, which is expected to grow to an estimated two-thirds by 2030.

National Association of Women Business Owners, 2017.

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Planning needs

Only about half of women feel confident about managing investments compared to more than two-thirds of men.

Women and Financial Wellness: Beyond the Bottom Line, AgeWave 2018.

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Explore our new Women’s Workbook

We’ve created a practical guide designed to comprehensively assess your financial health and identify actionable steps you can take to build more confidence in your plans for tomorrow. The workbook also contains several hands-on worksheets you can use to write your own financial story.

Download the Women’s Workbook
Wealth planning

Women's financial confidence 100 years after the right to vote

Despite progress since the 19th Amendment, there's still a deficit in financial confidence among women.

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Wealth planning

As women age with longevity on their side, the financial future is female

Baby Boomer women often make choices for themselves, children, spouses and parents – and their economic influence can no longer be overlooked.

3 minute read
Wealth planning

Health and wealth: Why investing in your wellness now will help you in the future

A financial advisor is like a personal trainer. With links between financial fitness and physical health, it pays to take a preventative approach.

5 minute read
Wealth planning

Power of the purse: How women can use their economic power to spend with purpose

All generations of women are increasingly in control of household purchases, allowing them to support causes and issues they value.

4 minute read

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