Women are afraid to talk about money. Here’s How to Break the Taboo through education. Learning about financial literacy can make you a more confident investor. Elizabeth Moran together with the Australian Shareholders Association (ASA) is conducting a series of Financial Literacy Workshops to empower women to learn about money.
Australian Shareholders’ Association (ASA) will be running a project funded by an ECSTRA grant to assist women 55+ to build confidence to participate in financial decision-making.
The goal of this financial literacy project, Own Your Financial Future, is to empower older women with an understanding of basic financial concepts. Another objective is to give older women the confidence to have conversations with their partners, children and financial advisers about how the finances and investments are structured.
More women than men are solely responsible for financial decisions. Yet even today women are still reluctant to take charge of their financial futures. Women are still giving their husbands control of their finances. Just the fact that more women end up on their own then men should be enough incentive for women to start taking notice of their financial situation.
I became a widow suddendly 10 years. You never think it will happen to you. That’s the point you don’t even consider the possibility. But it happens and I have more than a few friends in their early 60’s that are also widows. At some point have the conversation with your partner as it will be much easier on the surviving spouse when your affairs are in order.
Are women afraid to talk about money? Here’s how to break the taboo by attending one of these free financial literacy workshops. Elizabeth Moran wrote in The Weekend Australian 20th April 2019, ‘…Judith Fox, CEO at The Australian Shareholder’s Association, …wants to provide women with a safe place in which to talk about money….so they can take charge of their financial affairs”.
Listen to Elizabeth Moran, Nationally recognized expert in Fixed Income products, talk about why women over 55 have been flocking to these seminars. The series of financial literacy workshops will empower women to learn about money. Learning about financial literacy can make you a more confident investor.