Personal Finance

Take Charge of Your Future: A Primer for Women Investors

Today’s female population is more educated and accomplished than ever before. By 2020, women are expected to control 2/3 of private wealth.¹ That being said, when it comes to long-term, personal financial planning, women are often still giving up their seat at the table.



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Living in the Sandwich Generation

At a time when your career is reaching a peak and you are looking ahead to your own retirement, you may find yourself in the position of having to help your children with college expenses or the financial challenges of young adulthood while at the same time looking after the needs of your aging parents. Squeezed in the middle, you're in the "sandwich generation" — a group loosely defined as people in their 40s to 60s who are "sandwiched" between caring for children and aging parents.



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Moving Forward Financially after the Loss of a Spouse

The loss of a spouse can be a devastating, life-changing event. Due to longer life expectancies, women are more likely to face this situation.



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Why Women Need Life Insurance

Today, women have more financial responsibilities than ever before. How will your family or loved ones manage financially should you pass away?



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Planning for the Financial Impact of Children

Children are a special blessing and their arrival brings boundless love and joy into our lives that you can't put a price on. But adding a child to the household impacts the family budget--and women especially--in very measurable ways. Whether this is your first child or your fourth, here are some financial matters to think about and plan for before and after baby arrives.



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Women and Money: Taking Control of Your Finances

As a woman, you have financial needs that are unique to your situation in life. Perhaps you would like to buy your first home. Maybe you need to start saving for your child's college education. Or you might be concerned about planning for retirement. Whatever your circumstances may be, it's important to have a clear understanding of your overall financial position.



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