Category: MoneySmart Women

5 Money Tips for Women from Personal Finance Gurus

5 Money Tips for Women from Personal Finance Gurus

In our previous Post Words of Wisdom from Women on Life and Money, we shared some simple ideas to hopefully make our lives better and happier overall.  Today, we are extending the discussion to highlight five money tips from five different personal finance experts.  I have gleaned the tips below from each of their books.  […]

October 25, 2016 | By More
Words of Wisdom from Women on Life and Money

Words of Wisdom from Women on Life and Money

As many of you know, I love reading and learning from the experiences and wisdom of others.  Today, I wanted to take a few minutes to share some key words of wisdom from four women whose books are part of my personal library.  Their thoughts are about life and money.  I’m sure you would agree it’s […]

October 18, 2016 | By More
SBA – Women in Business Resource for Success

SBA – Women in Business Resource for Success

Many a business woman has dreamed of starting her own company.  But, once she starts digging into the details, it can seem so overwhelming that some women may want to just forget it.  Today’s Post is for the women in business who want to take the leap into being an entrepreneur.  I want to review […]

June 21, 2016 | By More
Successful Entrepreneurs:  Winning Tip in 2016 and Beyond

Successful Entrepreneurs: Winning Tip in 2016 and Beyond

Since I started the path of entrepreneurship, I’ve had the opportunity to talk to a lot of other small business owners – men and women.  It doesn’t matter how long they have been on their journey of entrepreneurship, one sentiment remains the same. Each enjoys the freedom of following a dream or vision and having […]

May 31, 2016 | By More
How Financially Literate Are Women Around the World?

How Financially Literate Are Women Around the World?

Since Money Smart Week 2016 is about eight weeks away, we want to take the opportunity to bring related topics to your attention.  Today, we want to highlight a recently published working paper reporting on the financial literacy of women around the world.  Published through the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center, it reminds us once […]

March 8, 2016 | By More
How to Achieve a Well-Planned Money Life

How to Achieve a Well-Planned Money Life

As a personal finance researcher and writer, a share of my time is spent reading and writing.  It’s why I particularly enjoy coming out from behind the computer screen and presenting to audiences.  One of the programs I’ve done recently was at the AAUW Naperville Area (Illinois) Branch.  I did my How to Achieve a Well-Planned […]

February 22, 2016 | By More
Actions to Take on Money at Every Age

Actions to Take on Money at Every Age

The one frustrating thing about hindsight is dealing with the “I should have done that,” or “If I had only known about that…”  But, it’s a waste of time going down that regret road.  What matters is where we are today.  And, most importantly, how we can help our children, younger family members, and even […]

September 10, 2015 | By More
Women and Financial Independence

Women and Financial Independence

The conversation about women securing their position of financial independence is not a new one.  Yet, as women have greater access to education, career opportunities, and choices in 21st century America, taking command of your personal finances is more important than ever.  Why?  Let me give you two good reasons: Reason #1:  Money matters have […]

June 30, 2015 | By More
How Girls Can Become Amazing Leaders

How Girls Can Become Amazing Leaders

Women are important leaders in society.  They lead in their family, business, and communities.  In the financial literacy community, there is great interest in teaching girls and women money basics so they have empowered financial lifestyles.  But, achieving a certain desired level of success doesn’t happen all by itself.  Mentorship, training, digital and real world learning […]

June 26, 2015 | By More
Women and Social Security

Women and Social Security

If there is one topic Money Smart Women should be well versed, it’s on the discussion of social security benefits.  Does it matter if you’re just starting your career or entering your fifties and retirement is a shorter distance down the road?  Absolutely not!  The journey of making smart money decisions is a priority to […]

June 11, 2015 | By More