Investment Read Time: 2 min

How to Conquer the World - 5 Financial Strategies for Savvy

How to Conquer the World: 5 Financial Strategies for Savvy Single Women. If you’re a woman making all of the financial decisions for your household, you’re in the majority. More than half of American women have primary responsibility for household finances.Whether you’re just starting out, or have a well-established financial strategy, or are already enjoying retirement, here are some things to keep in mind.(1)How to Conquer the World: 5 Financial Strategies for Savvy Single Women. If you’re a woman making all of the financial decisions for your household, you’re in the majority. More than half of American women have primary responsibility for household finances.Whether you’re just starting out, or have a well-established financial strategy, or are already enjoying retirement, here are some things to keep in mind.(1)Build an Emergency Fund. Sometimes, when it rains, it pours. Saving up for a rainy day (like a sudden job loss, major medical expenditure, or natural disaster) is one of the smartest places to start. While a credit card can help in some emergencies, using cash means you can avoid fees and interest. Six months’ salary can be an ideal goal.Build an Emergency Fund. Sometimes, when it rains, it pours. Saving up for a rainy day (like a sudden job loss, major medical expenditure, or natural disaster) is one of the smartest places to start. While a credit card can help in some emergencies, using cash means you can avoid fees and interest. Six months’ salary can be an ideal goal.Cover Your Assets. It’s not all about saving: the right insurance coverage may also play a role in your financial strategy. Even if you’re offered some basic types of coverage through your workplace, you may find there are additional angles you’d be wise to consider. Being well-insured can save you major headaches down the road.Cover Your Assets. It’s not all about saving: the right insurance coverage may also play a role in your financial strategy. Even if you’re offered some basic types of coverage through your workplace, you may find there are additional angles you’d be wise to consider. Being well-insured can save you major headaches down the road.Never Stop Learning. Even if you have a financial professional helping you build your strategy, it’s still important to stay engaged and aware. The more you continue to educate yourself on the financial issues you’ll likely face as a woman, the better prepared you’ll be when life throws you those inevitable curveballs.Never Stop Learning. Even if you have a financial professional helping you build your strategy, it’s still important to stay engaged and aware. The more you continue to educate yourself on the financial issues you’ll likely face as a woman, the better prepared you’ll be when life throws you those inevitable curveballs.Consider Investing Differently. On average, women tend to live longer than men, meaning you have more years ahead that you’ll need to finance. Given women’s unique financial needs and challenges, it makes sense to talk to your financial professional about long-term investment strategies that might be particularly advantageous to you.Consider Investing Differently. On average, women tend to live longer than men, meaning you have more years ahead that you’ll need to finance. Given women’s unique financial needs and challenges, it makes sense to talk to your financial professional about long-term investment strategies that might be particularly advantageous to you.Prepare Your Legacy. “Getting your affairs in order” needn’t be a morbid exercise that you delay until the end of your life. Ideally, it’s something you’re already thinking about now. Your estate decisions matter, whether that means keeping your beneficiaries updated, making long-term care decisions, or preparing a legacy to leave your loved ones.Prepare Your Legacy. “Getting your affairs in order” needn’t be a morbid exercise that you delay until the end of your life. Ideally, it’s something you’re already thinking about now. Your estate decisions matter, whether that means keeping your beneficiaries updated, making long-term care decisions, or preparing a legacy to leave your loved ones.When women win, everybody wins. We want to see you conquer the world. With a savvy financial strategy in place and a knowledgeable team at your back, you can be more confident about the future you’re creating for yourself–and those you love. 1. PRNewsWire.com, April 12, 2022 https://www.kiplinger.com/personal-finance/601731/flying-solo-5-financial-strategies-every-single-woman-should-knowWhen women win, everybody wins. We want to see you conquer the world. With a savvy financial strategy in place and a knowledgeable team at your back, you can be more confident about the future you’re creating for yourself–and those you love. 1. PRNewsWire.com, April 12, 2022 https://www.kiplinger.com/personal-finance/601731/flying-solo-5-financial-strategies-every-single-woman-should-know

Share |
 

Related Content

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

The Sequence of Returns

The Sequence of Returns

A look at how variable rates of return impact investors over time.

How Retirement Spending Changes With Time

How Retirement Spending Changes With Time

It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful for jumpstarting a conversation about retirement spending, spending habits, and potential medical costs.

 

Have A Question About This Topic?







Thank you! Oops!

What's My 2023 Tax Bracket?

Check out this handy reference of updated ranges from the IRS in case your designated bracket has changed.

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

Protection from a Financial Emergency

A financial emergency can happen to anyone.

View all articles

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

View all calculators

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

View all presentations

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Video: The Independence of Financial and Emotional

Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

Behavioral Finance

An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.

View all videos