Here are a few of the great articles about future planning and financial planning that were posted today:
Are You Ready for Your Financial Future?
This is an important subject for everyone — not just women. However, there are some aspects of planning for a financial future that seem to hit women especially hard. Here are some things to consider as you build your own future
Prepare for the Future by Owning Your Past
As an undergrad, I majored in History, so it should not be surprising that I am a firm believer in knowing where you have been. When it comes to personal finances, I think understanding your past is the key to planning a successful future.
How to Accomplish More in 24 Hours
Among financial bloggers, this has been designated Women’s Money Week. I don’t usually think about finances and economics in a gender-specific ways, but coincidentally, last week I happened to be reading a book called Pound Foolish: Exposing the Dark Side of the Personal Finance Industry.
The author, Helaine Olen, devotes a chapter to the way the financial industry treats women, and reading it left me in a roil of righteous indignation.