Personal Finance Insights from Self-Employed Women #WMWeek17 @femmefrugality

Personal Finance Insights from Self-Employed Women #WMWeek17 @femmefrugality

Yesterday I had the privilege of organizing an event in honor of Women’s Money Week at Whetstone Workgroup. Since the patrons at Whetstone are self-employed, we set up a discussion with financial counselor Katharine Perry on saving for retirement when you’re self-employed (and female.)

I  learned a lot about what self-employed women are worried about when it comes to personal finance, and also got some insights from those who have done this freelancing gig for a lot longer than I have. I wanted to share some of that with you here today.

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How One Decision Can Lead to a Comfortable Retirement #WMWeek17 @ClaudiaRwealth

How One Decision Can Lead to a Comfortable Retirement #WMWeek17 @ClaudiaRwealth

In celebration of the 6th annual Women’s Money Week, see this post below about retirement investing. #WMWeek17

Gone are the days of the pension plan.

Most employers have decided that it’s the responsibility of the employees to provide for themselves in retirement. That’s partially because pension plans are essentially unsustainable.

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The Best Robo-Advisors for Women #WMWeek17 @roboadvisorpros

The Best Robo-Advisors for Women #WMWeek17 @roboadvisorpros

Ladies: searching for the best robo-advisors for women is essential if you are looking to make the most of your investments while still staying true to your investing style.

Although everyone begins investing with the same end goal in mind – increasing net worth – the ways men and women go about investing can differ greatly. As women tend to be more conservative and steadfast when choosing an investment strategy, the robo-advisor field is is waking up to their needs and tailoring algorithms specifically for women.

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Investing Lazy Portfolios Drill Down #WMWeek17 @barbfriedberg

 Investing Lazy Portfolios Drill Down  #WMWeek17 @barbfriedberg

Are you interested in a market beating approach with less volatility? 

Do you want a set it and forget it investment plan? 

Are you curious about a 3 fund portfolio that beat out “Yale U’s Unconventional” Lazy portfolio? (There’s more to this than meets the eye)

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A Big Mistake Most People Make As Their Salary Increases #WMWeek17 @ClaudiaRwealth

A Big Mistake Most People Make As Their Salary Increases #WMWeek17 @ClaudiaRwealth

In celebration of the 6th annual Women’s Money Week, see this post below about spending to match your income. #WMWeek17

I venture to guess that when you were growing up your parents told you that you needed to get a good education so that when you graduated you could get a great job.

So you did just that. Fast forward to today, you’ve been working for years.

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Are You Sharing Too Much On Social Media? The Cost of That "Free Lunch" #WMWeek17 @juliemacccredit

Are You Sharing Too Much On Social Media? The Cost of That "Free Lunch"  #WMWeek17 @juliemacccredit

Have you ever thought about how much information is requested when you sign up for a social media page? Most sites ask for your birthday information, ask for permission to track your location or post your location, your place of employment and more personal information that from a security standpoint you really should not be sharing.

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