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.
Reaching 40 is a huge milestone. You’ve grown in your career, likely own a home, and somehow survived the early days of parenting. It’s also very likely that along the way you’ve neglected your financial life. It was easy to put saving on the back burner when you spent early adulthood paying back student [...]