Recently, I saw a serious comment from a guy complaining about getting his financial advice from a woman. Presumably, he’s of the “the husband makes it:the wife spends it” school of thought. It’s not uncommon, but I can tell you that after 33+ years as a lone female financial planner, many of those as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, that women are hard-wired with some special advantages to be very good financial planners. Men, while different, are very successful, too. There is no need for gender slighting.
You might want to know the difference? Here’s my recent comments from a recorded interview taped in December 2011.