The $140,000 Latte

How little things add up over time

  David Bach, the author of Smart Women Finish Rich coined the term “Latte Factor” to represent the missed opportunities to build wealth due to habitual unconscious spending on things like unnecessary daily coffee drinks. Have you ever stopped to think about how much money you could contribute to retirement savings each month if you really […]

Baby Boomer Women Wish They Had Saved More Money for Retirement

Women & Money Blog

  If you’re a baby boomer woman and you feel like you’re behind in your retirement savings, you are not alone. According to The Allianz Women, Money and Power Study (2007), 62% of women wish they had done more to prepare for their retirement. More than half (55%) wish they had saved more money and […]

Wives, You don’t have to be a statistic

Wives, You don’t have be a statistic

In a recent survey, two hundred and forty-six women, age seventy and younger, who became widowed within the past five years were interviewed. These women owned assets of $50,000 to $1 million. This survey was completed for the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) and funded by the American Council of Life Insurers. Among […]

International Women’s Day: 25 Best Quotes on Women Money & Power

Today is International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. History of International Women’s Day The first National Women’s Day was observed in 1909 across the United States. The first Women’s Day around the globe was observed in 1910. (Source)  : http://www.internationalwomensday.com/About) Since my passion is writing […]

How money blind spots rob women of wealth

Blind spots around money are the greatest enemy of wealth and financial security for women. Blind spots represent an area of resistance with money. If you find yourself feeling uncomfortable in certain situations around money, as many women do, and you find yourself experiencing any of the following emotions, know that you are most likely […]

Financial peace is within reach

Financial clarity is on the way!

Financial peace is within reach

I recently saw a segment on Fox News with financial expert, Chris Hogan, where it was reported that 85% of Americans suffer from some form of financial anxiety. (Northwestern Mutual) The top 3 causes of financial anxiety were cited as: Never being able to retire Living paycheck to paycheck Living in debt forever Can you […]

How women take charge in their 40s, 50s and 60s

How women take charge in their 40s, 50s and 60s

In today’s world women are continuing to become the major breadwinners of their families. Women are becoming more knowledgeable about finances, becoming more confident managing their own investments and talking more openly about money with their kids, colleagues and peers. I recently came across an article that talks about how more women are taking the […]