Home Daily Brief  Stock Market Guide   Get in Touch   
 
 
Articles & Reports
 
 
Learn how to Invest
 
 
Investing Terms
 
 
Investing e-Books
 
 
Investing Calculators
 
 
Quotes & Forex
 
 
Investing in Art
 
 
Contact Information
 
 
The GreekShares.com - Investing Education - Real Simple Syndication
 
Stock Investing Course
What Is RSS?
Site ap
Risk Tolerance Quiz
The Newsletter
 
 
 
 

Women and Investing

One of the striking things about investing is that it's fundamentally gender-neutral!

Once you buy a stock, bond, mutual fund or any other asset, the fact that it climbs or falls in value has nothing to do with whether you're a man or a woman!

In that sense, investing offers a pretty fair playing field compared with the rest of society.

Women and Investing

I think women (and men for that matter) would be better served by an approach to investing that emphasizes life stages and not gender.

Today, women's financial needs aren't terribly unique, nor is the knowhow they need to look after them.

So for the sake of all women who understand a thing or two about investing, let's stop pretending there is a really special need.

Women are well-suited as investors, since they shop well, understand value and seldom attempt anything without first getting directions and understanding the ramifications.

On the other hand, do women really have special investing needs?

The answer to that question is simply ...

Yes!

Women and Investing 2

Many women spend their prime earning years working in the home, making them the losers under the current retirement and Social Security systems.

They face many challenges men never even have to think about.

Women live longer, their careers are usually interrupted by family needs, and many of them tend to be less knowledgeable and more conservative about investing.

Or even worse, some women who don't understand investing could be prime targets for unethical salespeople.

Women and Investing
Continue to the Next Page

   

   
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
username
 
password
 
forgot password
 
 
 
 
Stay updated, sign up for our free newsletter to receive useful tips.
 
name
 
e-mail
 

Change Image
 
ype the above characters exactly as you see them in the field below.