Articles of Interest
Are Women More Worried About Inflation Than Men?
Almost a decade ago, the economists Francesco D’Acunto, Ulrike Malmendier and Michael Weber examined the responses given by 18,000 Americans to the Chicago Booth Expectations and Attitudes Survey. The study, by the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, tracked consumer attitudes to the economy and showed that, measured overall, on average women expected future price growth of 5.1% while men projected inflation of “only” 4.6%.
Men Are More Likely To Lose Cash to Scammers: What Women Are Doing To Protect Themselves
It might be hard to believe, but the world of financial scams seems to have a surprising gender twist. Out of all Americans dealing with identity theft and financial fraud stress, it’s the guys who seem to be getting the shorter end of the stick.In a recent survey conducted by GOBankingRates, intriguing statistics come to light: While 39% of Americans have faced the dreaded trio of financial woes, the data dances with a gender tilt. Among the scam victims, a chunky 40% are men, slightly nudging ahead of women at 38%.
Take Back Your Time: Tips For Women In Business To Create More Balance
As a woman in business, I have felt the frustration of working with a limited amount of time. I was told at a young age, “It's not possible to have everything.” As I became an adult and struggled to be a successful CEO, wife and mom, I often heard these words ringing in my ears.
4 Steps to Improve Financial Literacy for Women
Like in so many industries that are predominantly male-led, the financial services sector has largely neglected the female perspective in finance. Women control a little over half U.S. personal wealth, and by the end of the decade are expected to control an additional $30 trillion. Yet, women remain the largest underserved group of investors, which means financial advisors who are ill-prepared to serve women are leaving a $700 billion opportunity.