Northwestern Mutual: Women Cautiously Take Control of Finances
June 17, 2012 by Michael K. Stanley
June 13, 2012 •
Currently, women are starting businesses at twice the rate of men, they are more likely to graduate from college and hold a graduate degree and, in many cases, they are the principal decision-makers of household finances.
Yet, and perhaps because of the strides women have made, there is a palpable sense that their financial planning needs improvement, according to a recent Northwestern Mutual study.
Possibly because of their evolving role as financial guardians women are more likely than men to see room for improvement; the study found that women are more likely than men to feel that their financial planning needs to progress (63% vs 54%). Click here to read more…