We don’t have to relive our financial mistakes. We can learn from them and make conscious choices to be masters of our money and our lives.
I often hear familiar themes with respect to money, and it finally dawned on me to start asking women what lessons they would want to pass along to younger women, including their own daughters, about money.
Writing an article on gender differences and money has the potential to get under people’s skin. Money is a sensitive topic. Making general statements about the sexes and how they tend to handle money seems fraught with peril.
Back in 2008 a woman in her mid 50’s came to my office for an initial meeting to discuss her personal finances. She had rescheduled at least three times. About half way into our meeting I asked her, “So, how was it for you gathering your information to come see me?” Her response displayed [...]