Women and Money

A Guide to Financial Empowerment

The basics of managing money may be gender neutral, but women still face unique challenges when it comes to personal finance. This guide can help you plan your financial future with confidence.

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15 Financial Must-Dos to Prepare for a New Baby

This guide will lay out the most important financial tasks on your plate from pregnancy to baby’s first years.

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Study: Life Insurance Shortfalls Hurt Women More

A NerdWallet survey of more than 2,000 married adults found that 43% of those with life insurance say they would not be financially prepared if they lost their spouse.

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How Women Can Close the Gender Retirement Gap

How Women Can Close the Retirement Gender Gap

Many Americans don’t save enough for retirement, but women face particular challenges.

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How Breadwinning Women Can Have It All

With a foundation of good communication and planning, it’s possible for working women and their spouses to find satisfaction in their home and professional lives.

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10 Fantastic Scholarships for Women Returning to College

Making the choice to go back to college after taking time off can be an exciting decision, but also a daunting one when it comes to figuring out how to pay for tuition, books and other costs.

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Best Places for Women Entrepreneurs

Here’s some advice for female entrepreneurs looking for the best place to start a business: “Go West, young woman.”

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Best Small-Business Loans for Women

There are many choices for loans for women and a host of online lenders that have emerged since the financial crisis hit in 2008.

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Small-Business Grants for Women: 10 Go-To Spots

Small-business grants for women — or men, for that matter — can be hard to come by, but if you’re up for the challenge, the payoff can be worth it.

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Widow Penalty Drives Up Car Insurance Quotes for Women

Four of six major insurers increase car insurance quotes for women by an average of 20 percent after their husbands die, according to a report released by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA).

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Closing the Gender Gap in Financial Careers Requires Creativity

What’s behind this gender imbalance in professions geared toward giving people financial advice? A study conducted on behalf of the CFP Board Women’s Initiative Advisory Panel aimed to find out.

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Experienced Moms to Expectant Moms: Save for College Now

Experienced moms have a message for pregnant women: Wake up and start saving for college today, according to a NerdWallet survey of more than 1,200 mothers nationwide.

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Is Sorority Life Worth the Financial Costs?

On top of dues, there are less obvious costs including lettered apparel, recruitment clothing, gifts for younger members and sometimes, fines for missing events.

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5 Myths That Keep Women From Starting a Small Business

More women would give entrepreneurship a shot if not for these five major myths.

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