When it comes to planning for the future, everyone needs a financial strategy but for women it is even more critical. Over the years, women have made significant progress in the economy and the workforce and continue to make impressive financial gains. However, with all the success and opportunity for women in the marketplace, a lot more responsibility is added when it comes to money and financial decisions. Women still face many financial challenges and because of these unique challenges they need a clear financial direction to feel more in control of their financial future.
Regardless of what stage of life you are in, starting your career, getting married, buying a home, raising kids, starting a business, approaching retirement or already retired, you need a financial strategy to help you feel more optimistic about your financial future. Here is another reason why you, as a woman, need a financial strategy:
Reason #4- Women account for over 50% of the workforce and hold about half of the management positions in corporate America.*
Pretty impressive if you ask me! Women have definitely come a long way in the workforce and I am excited to see how we change the environment of corporate America over the next 20 years. As we continue to progress in our careers and the workforce, remember how important it is to take care of ourselves financially and develop a financial plan that maximizes our income and assets toward our financial goals. I encourage you to celebrate the success we have had so far in the workforce and continue to push the boundaries and way of thinking as to how business should be done. Become a Financially Wise Woman and inspire those around you to become one too!
If you would like more information on how to become a Financially Wise Woman, please request your copy of theFinancially Wise Women FREE EBook or contact me via email at Brttney.Castro@LPL.com
*U.S Census Bureau, Facts for features: Women’s History Month, January 2, 2008.