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The I Will Teach You To Be Rich series on women and personal finance begins

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Today, I’m launching a short series on women and personal finance as announced here. Why? Part of it is wanting to balance out the ratio of male and female readers. Part of it is anecdotal, with my female friends seeming to pay just as little attention to money as my male friends.

You’ll notice in the comments of my last post that certain commenters were worried about this being a hit job on women. Please, give me a break. That’s exactly why I asked for real women to interview about their money habits. While not scientific, this is hardly about berating women for poor money management. If that were the case, I’d rather berate women and men. Why limit it?

But let’s also keep it real. Too many people tiptoe around the gender issue when it comes to money, pretending that men and women are the same. I prefer to live in a world of what is rather than what should be. The whole idea of men and women being the same is ridiculous — we’re not. We earn different amounts, we worry about different things, we have different attitudes towards money, and we buy different things. So before we begin, I thought we’d just list all the stereotypes about women and money out there so we can dispense with them once and for all. To get these, I asked female iwillteachyoutoberich readers what society thinks of women and money.

Stereotypes about women and money from female iwillteachyoutoberich readers

“Women buy clothes, purses, and makeup”

“Women are flighty and not conscientious about their money”

“Women actually handle their money just as well as men. They just don’t make a big deal out of it.”

“Women just don’t care about money.”

“Women are more generous with their time than men. Men prefer to write a check, but women will donate their time.”

“Women just want a rich guy to take care of them.”

“Financial media is geared towards men. For example, I read Kiplinger’s Magazine and it seems like there’s a guy in the suit on the cover.”

Some of these are patently absurd, like the idea that “women don’t care about money.” Talk to any woman and you’ll see that’s not true. But let’s not be so quick to dismiss all of these stereotypes. I guarantee that there are going to be commenters who flame this post, saying “RAMIT, YOU’RE SO STUPID/INCONSIDERATE/IGNORANT FOR LISTING THOSE STEREOTYPES. DON’T YOU KNOW THEY SET WOMEN BACK 50 YEARS?!?#*%#*@!*#?”

Sorry, but I’d prefer to address these head-on instead of pretending the stereotypes don’t exist. So here’s what I’ve learned from my interviews so far:

Women are intimately concerned with money. Not just the self-selected ones who responded to my post, either, but even their friends. It’s just that many choose to ignore their concerns for another day. Sort of like men.

Emotion and money seems to be inextricably tied together for the women I spoke to, much more so than for men.

There are few good role models for women and money when it comes to sensible banking, budgeting, investing, and saving. I read Oprah, I read Cosmo, I read a bunch of women’s magazines. The pieces of advice are trite and patronizing. “Put aside $10 for a rainy day!” The women I spoke to commented time after time that there are few accessible comprehensive places for women to learn about money. Also, parents don’t seem to instill the idea of financial education into daughters. Almost every woman I spoke to mentioned that she had had to learn about money on her own, a daunting task.

With that said, all the information anyone needs to get started is available online for free. It’s too easy to say “nobody taught me what to do.” The personal-responsibility zealots have a point: We do need to step up and learn this stuff on our own, and it’s easier now than ever before.

I hope you can see that I’m trying to be fair about what I’ve learned so far. But I’m not an expert on women and money: I started researching this about a week ago, I spoke to a few women, and I read a few books/magazines. If you think I’ve stepped over the line or you have data to contradict me, please leave a comment.

But I want to use this to start a dialogue about why I have so few women readers on iwillteachyoutoberich.com (and why few of my female friends talk about money).

Please tell your female friends about this series on iwillteachyoutoberich. If you can do one favor for me, please ask your female friends to come and comment on the series. This should be less about me and more about the comments of real women who can tell us what’s on their mind.

Coming up: interviews with female iwillteachyoutoberich readers, female entrepreneurs, and anything interesting that readers submit.

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Plus6
9 years 2 months ago

Good concept to get started with. Looking forward to the future posts this will start.

InvestEveryMonth.com
9 years 2 months ago

We all have the ability to be better savers and investors no matter who we are. I look forward to reading real life examples of people who are working on and achieving their goals.

Christine
9 years 2 months ago

I’m looking forward to this. I meant to send in a story, but I’ve been busy.

Finances are a daunting prospect for me – despite having a decent financial education and a fair amount of common sense, it’s a little scary to think about. It’s partly fear of the unknown and partly fear of making a horrible mistake and having it cost me terribly.

Michika
Michika
9 years 2 months ago
I really appreciate you taking the time to do this series. I have to admit I was on of those women whose parents didn’t teach them about money. I really look forwards to reading what you have to write, and addressing how finances are a bit different for women then men. On a separate note, would you ever consider writing about money strategies for people in other countries? While I love to read your page, things like Roth ROA (sp?) aren’t for me. Have you ever considered adding in asides to your articles, e.g. insead of just saying a 401K… Read more »
juicefairy
9 years 2 months ago
Interesting post… Since you asked for a woman’s opinion, here it goes. I am also very emotional about my money (as noted in your post). My boyfriend hates when I come home and do my bills because I get instantly depressed afterwards. On the flip side I am excited when I pay of a credit card, have a little padding in my savings, or get a great bargain (on purses, clothing, and makeup of course). I think this is why I generally stay away from all of the information online about personal finance. I prefer not to get myself down… Read more »
Sarah
Sarah
9 years 2 months ago
I’m also interested in this series, and I’m happy to be an interviewee if you need one. I’m terrible with money — I make a decent salary but feel like I never have the money to do what I want and am frustrated with always feeling like I can’t afford to do this or that. I have no savings and lots of debt. I budget, but can’t seem to stick to the budget to save my life. I would love to figure this out. I feel like I have all the tools and information, but it never seems to work… Read more »
Sarah
Sarah
9 years 2 months ago

There is a blog site that addresses this issue today:
http://the411.typepad.com/weblog/

You may want to check here for topic ideas.

christina
christina
9 years 2 months ago

Wonderful—i am glad too see this concept. I plan to post some of my experiences and lessons learned. I am the perfect example what not to do. But i have been learning and although i was never the type to get in too expensive shoes and bags i do have several because i know how and where to shop–upscale yard sales and clearance

Joseph
9 years 2 months ago
“Too many people tiptoe around the gender issue when it comes to money, pretending that men and women are the same. I prefer to live in a world of what is rather than what should be. The whole idea of men and women being the same is ridiculous — we’re not. We earn different amounts, we worry about different things, we have different attitudes towards money, and we buy different things.” I disagree entirely with that paragraph. If you took a random man and a random woman and compared their financial goals and skills, yes, you would probably see lots… Read more »
Emily
Emily
9 years 2 months ago
I am different apparently – my mom is more into finance and stuff than my dad. i think he probably conceptually knows it all, but does not want to be the one deal with it. my mom’s the one who budgets, pays bills, teaches me about investing, etc. Interesting to note that my mom is college-educated, grew up in a stable middle-class household, married relatively late, and was the one who owned real estate before the marriage occurred. My dad dropped out of high school (later went back to night school and got his GED, and took some college classes… Read more »
Jane
Jane
9 years 2 months ago
I don’t know….I find this whole thing pretty sexist altogether. I am a woman. It has NEVER occurred to me that I think of money differently from anyone else. Furthermore, I feel that you’re approaching this from the assumption that women are worse with money than men or that women need more help or that somehow women approach money from a deficit of learning or intelligence. How condescending…and wrong! What is this, your charitable contribution to the “weaker sex?” In my marriage we are equal partners in money. I have more time than my husband right now, so I do… Read more »
Christina
Christina
9 years 2 months ago

This post is not sexist at all. It’s absolute, concrete reality that men and women are “wired” differently. A good book about men and women are the “What Women Think” “What Men Think” series by Shaunti Feldhahn and Jeff Feldhahn.

Emily
Emily
9 years 2 months ago
But Jane – haven’t you ever heard any of your educated, intelligent, and capable female friends ever even semi-seriously say they are hoping to marry a rich guy so they don’t have to worry about money? I certainly have, and I’ve never heard a man say something like that. They may say other equally lame things about money, but not that exact thing, so that to me indicates a different approach to money between the sexes. Specifically, someone close to me said the only way she could afford real estate would be to marry someone who made more money than… Read more »
Cat
Cat
9 years 2 months ago
I’m looking forward to this series. I love the site and have passed it along to many friends. As a shiny new college grad 2 years ago, I was at a lost with my finances and investment situation. My mother was actually a great help in getting me situated. As much as we had some arguments on my spending habits, I was able to ensure that I had a 401K, IRA savings started and no CC debt at the age of 22, which I am grateful for. I definitely see the different money habits between my parents, but they are… Read more »
Jane
Jane
9 years 2 months ago
I guess what I take the most offense to is this statement: “The women I spoke to commented time after time that there are few accessible comprehensive places for women to learn about money” as it implies that women aren’t smart enough to access the same financial information that men do. That is just as condescending as women’s magazines! What, we need pink and fluffy in order to understand it? I think it’s one thing for a woman to say “I have this struggle” but quite another for a man to say “I don’t have this struggle but women do”… Read more »
MoonBunny
9 years 2 months ago

I’m glad you’re starting this series. As a 21-year-old college student and woman, I’ve felt far too stupid when it comes to money for far too long. I started my education on my own through financial blogs like yours and also through novels, most notably “Your Money or Your Life.” My parents, though always helpful, really didn’t teach me much about money, and I have a sneaking suspicion it’s because they’re not too aware themselves.

Brooke
Brooke
9 years 2 months ago
Also looking forward to reading your series. Several comments though: Some of my women friends equate “sales” to be savings. It’s not savings if you’re spending money on shoes you don’t need just because they happen to be on sale. That’s not financial planning, that’s falling for marketing ploys, and it’s still money exiting the wallet. (I’m sure men have their own vices.) Also, as an attorney I have seen many of my women clients who were stay at home moms, not working, with no means of support other than the husband, find themselves in a hairy dilemna if ever… Read more »
Wanda
9 years 2 months ago

Hi Ramit,

Tthere is a group of blogs by 20something women that I always enjoy reading.

Check out http://englishmajormoney.blogspot.com, http://savingforhome.blogspot.com, http://krystalatwork.blogspot.com, http://sfmoneymusings.blogspot.com, http://msminiducky.blogspot.com, http://gradgirl.wordpress.com, http://simplepound.co.uk, http://iamrunningwithscissors.blogspot.com, etc.

I guess I feel a special affinity towards those blogs because we are all recent college grads. Any one of them would be a great addition to your women & money series.

Kristina
Kristina
9 years 2 months ago
I think this series is a great idea, and I appreciate you doing it. The main think I appreciate is that you have enough gender sensitivity to 1) realize that there is a gender disparity in who reads your website 2) realize that this is either because your website is unintentionally gender biased (geared more toward men – makes sense given that you are a man) and/or because of gendered differences in how women and men access financial information and 3) because you decided to do something to address the situation. Tons of research shows that there are plenty of… Read more »
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Jennifer
Jennifer
9 years 2 months ago
Do women have different attitudes towards money than men? I don’t know – but I do know that women are “marketed” to more often than and differently from men. Then factor in the income difference between women and men, and women’s longer life expectancy… ad agencies/manufacturers/etc. attempt to take more money from women than men, despite the fact that women are statistically likely to make less money than men over their lifetimes. So maybe we don’t have different attitudes then men, just a different set of external challenges when it comes to making decisions regarding money. It takes a lot… Read more »
Lea
Lea
9 years 2 months ago
Hi Ramit, I’m vaguely curious about where you got your stats for percentage of female v male readers. Certainly you never asked me! 😉 The debate here about whether women and men handle money differently is bizarre, and I am wondering just how young some of your commenters are 🙂 As a woman, we go without income (in most countries) while raising our children, for the early months or years. We lose out on making superannuation (err, I’m Australian – 401K?) contributions during that time. We can expect to live longer than our partner, so we can expect to need… Read more »
frank
9 years 2 months ago
Woohoo, I’m all for it. Since the topic tends to be more controversial than usual, it may reduce misunderstandings if you use more specific/clearer wording. Disagreement on actual points are a great read, but not disagreements based on misinterpretation. I haven’t noticed any differences in financial habits between my female and male friends. The only trends there seems to be is with age, but looks like you thought about that a long time ago when you directly address that with this site, heh. I found your observation about Cosmo’s financial insights interesting and would like to see more about media/industry’s… Read more »
sfordinarygirl
sfordinarygirl
9 years 2 months ago

I asked my female friends to email you with their stories. One of them quit her corporate job to open their own retail boutique. Even when a fire destroyed their first store, they came back and opened a second one. I think she’s got an incredible story to share with a lot of female readers about going after something you want and becoming an entrepreneur.

Maxine
Maxine
9 years 2 months ago
Oddly enough, I was just thinking about chick-lit books today – mostly how asinine some of them are in their potrayal of women – and these are women writing about women for women so you couldn’t even really blame the ‘patriarchy’. Inevitably, the protaganist is some ditz who spends too much money on, I don’t know, Manolo Blahniks, and then hides her purchases from her significant (male) other. This is somehow meant to be ‘cute’, maybe even ‘feminine’ as opposed to ‘immature’ or ‘irresponsible’ not to mention the great parent-child dynamic implicit in that relationship. Inevitably, the love interest is… Read more »
brianna
brianna
9 years 2 months ago
Ok…women’s perspective. After graduating with a fine arts degree in Illustration, I bummed around looking for work racking up credit card bills. About 2 grand or so. Ended up bartending for about 3 years. The fact that I never made the same amount from week to week scared me from trying to make a budget. So I just didn’t. After finally getting a full time normal 9 to 5 job, I was making about 30K. Less than what I made bartending, but I wasn’t sure. All I know is that I was lucky I was living with my boyfriend at… Read more »
Jen
Jen
9 years 2 months ago
Great idea! I’ve been reading this web site for several months now, so count me in too as another female reader. Here’s my story: For one thing, I think we still haven’t completely recovered from “Leave it to Beaver” expectations, in the sense that many men believe it is perfectly acceptable to never need to learn how to cook or do laundry as long as they get married, and similarly many women believe they will never need to learn how to keep track of personal finances as long as they can marry someone who will. This is a pretty big… Read more »
serpah
serpah
9 years 2 months ago
I’m looking forward to whatever you write. I’ve been following your site for a while now, and I love the articles you’ve been generating so far. Especially how simple your financial advice is. Since saving involves a lot of personal discipline, I think it would be good to have an article about “saying no” to things. It’s really valuable to be able to deny oneself things, and this isn’t valued right now. I’ve been working for the past four years at a good job. I put aside 10% of my gross income into a sheltered retirement plan, a sheltered pension… Read more »
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Natalie
Natalie
9 years 2 months ago

Ramit, thank you for deciding to cover this topic. As a young professional woman, I certainly am concerned about money and investments. I read about investments and money issues myself, but have several friends (both males and females) who are completely unaware. It will be interesting to read investment information specifically geared towards women. Thank you!

Sra
Sra
9 years 2 months ago

You know, I didn’t think you’d actually get posts from people saying this article and the concept of the finances for women series is sexist, especially since you already threw out some of the things people might say. But you still got posts like that anyway.

Well, I’m a woman and a feminist, and I still welcome what you’re doing here. Keep up the good work.

Moneymonk
9 years 2 months ago

Speaking as a women, I hate to say some of the sterotypes are true. Some women that I know love to spend money on makeup and shopping and they feel some men are ATM machines. I love to save and invest my money and create different income streams to pay off debt. Actuall personal finance is my hobby. Shopping for clothes and other thing are my least favorite

J
J
9 years 2 months ago
Umm . . . we are different. Not in terms of abilities, comprehension of superficial financial literature or even what our parents will or won’t teach us, but I think we have different values. Here’s what I mean: Am I the only one here who is thinking about starting a savings account for a wedding that might or might not happen? Who’s responsibiliy is it to come up with a nest egg/hope chest? Has anyone else read up on 529s or opened a few savings bonds just in case you should become preggers? Has anyone else thought about padding their… Read more »
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jl
jl
9 years 2 months ago
I bought this little book for some of my female relatives and friends a couple years ago (and yes, a copy for myself as well) — ones who had mentioned that they “wish[ed they] knew more about money” and the like. http://www.amazon.com/Womans-Guide-Personal-Finance/dp/0974038636/ref=pd_sim_b_3/102-3594458-7355355?ie=UTF8&qid=1182978993&sr=8-3 It’s not amazing, but one of the points it does make is that women tend to be more risk-averse than men when it comes to investing. The book’s a little old now (amazon says (c) 2005, but i’m pretty sure I bought it before then), so I’d be curious to know whether you’re still reading that now, Ramit.… Read more »
Sue
Sue
9 years 2 months ago
I have an engineering degree and 25 years of experience in both small and large companies. I’ve never married or had kids. I’ve consistently made less than my male counterparts, mostly as they get promoted before the women do, about 2 years earlier on average for all of these companies. Do I have different attitudes regarding money than a man? You betcha! I always make less, but I don’t have kids, so where my expenses are is different. That drives attitudes about money. The biggest difference, though, comes from my being raised working class in a home, in the 60’s… Read more »
Kimble
9 years 2 months ago
I think this is a great idea for a series, and I fully appreciate that you would like data, but I am a little skeptical that this is a series being done by someone who is an outside observer to the female-personal-finance realm. That said, get and use data. Do a survey. Are women more likely to be interested in personal finance if they are unmarried? Is there an age difference (specifically in your female readership for instance)? Could the gender difference in readership be attributed to your entrepreneurial bend? Would women be more likely to read a personal finance… Read more »
Kimber
9 years 2 months ago
I do agree that there needs to be more female skewed personal finance information (why E and I started NoLimitsLadies.com ). And Ramit, I think you’re brave for trying to cover this as a guy. Have you thought about asking a female to assist you? Look over your posts to ensure that you’re not out to lunch? Maybe team up with a female PF blogger (in turn, she can ask you to help cover the male perspective, a he said/she said type of series). BTW…one of the chief fears that women have (unique to women, men don’t have this fear)… Read more »
Melanie
Melanie
9 years 2 months ago
I have used a budget spreadsheet since the day I stepped out of my parents home when I was 18. I think it stemmed from the fact that my family made lower-class income and didn’t appear to budget very well. I have now been married for 6 years, I am the breadwinner and the financial planner in my home, my husband isn’t even really aware of how much money we have saved or invested. When I ask him if he wants to look at the information with me he seems uninterested and says that he trusts me. We collectively agree… Read more »
Andrea
Andrea
9 years 2 months ago

I, too, am heartened by your decision to broach this subject. Actually, I feel like I’ve received a well-rounded financial education from both of my parents. My mother is the frugal one and my father is the happier-go-lucky one, though he is a more than competent financial planner. He first gave me a book in which I could record my expenses and income back when I was in grade school.

Elissa
9 years 2 months ago
Dude, seriously? “Women buy clothes, purses, and makeup.” How is that a stereotype? Women DO buy clothes, they certainly don’t walk around naked. Women DO buy makeup… not ALL women, but in comparison to men, women are the ones who buy makeup. I don’t mean to bash you, but I don’t really think you’re paying attention to the message you’re trying to get across. You should spend less time trying to explain the message and more time actually delivering the message. And I agree with Kimble’s suggestion. Run a poll. Poll’s are super easy and a good way to collect… Read more »
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Cathy
9 years 2 months ago

Maybe it’s b/c I manage the finances in my family, but most of my girlfriends are at least as interested in money as their husbands. I’m actually wondering why most of your readers are men? I mean, I don’t think the fact that you have dramatically more male readers necessarily means women are less interested in money. I’ll look forward to reading your series.

Het
Het
9 years 2 months ago
Hi Ramit, I enjoy reading your blog. I have read all your posts about 410K, IRA, Roth IRA, but I always end up feeling they are not for me. I am 26, married and my husband and I make a decent sum. We are planning to go back to India in a few years and that’s why we are not sure if we want to lock up this money in any of these instruments, since we won’t be here 20 years down the line. And we will have to pay the penalty for making an early withdrawal. We have bought… Read more »
kms2
9 years 1 month ago
Ramit, your blog rocks. I was in SF over Memorial Day weekend and was secretly hoping I would randomly walk past you and proclaim, “You’re Ramit!! I love your blog!” But, alas, it never happened. Anyway, in regards to females and their finances, I studied engineering in college because I knew that I would be able to go to grad and get paid for it and then be able to get a decent job after college and be able to support myself. I never wanted to worry about finances once I finished college and so far my plan has worked… Read more »
Rob Lewis
9 years 1 month ago

Interesting subject – I just cam across the following article on male vs female investing which might be of interest:

http://www.iii.co.uk/articles/articledisplay.jsp?section=Planning&article_id=6339415

Rob

Lazy Man and Money
9 years 1 month ago

I’m probably not supposed to take this bit from all the wonderful things in the article, but I found “I prefer to live in a world of what is rather than what should be” to be very interesting. I am of the exact opposite opinion. I feel that if I live in the world that “should be” it will become that world.

Emily
Emily
9 years 1 month ago

Lazy Man, you must be an engineer or scientist!

(I am kidding, guys, don’t jump down my throat! :))

israluv
9 years 1 month ago
I used to be a shopaholic … I would go shopping either on my way home from work or after my commute head over to the mall. I used to be an emotional shopper until I moved across the world and have yet to adjust to shopping here. Now I make the trip back to the US about once a year and I do a massive shopping. But I save up for the shopping spree all year long and have changed my shopping habits. I am now much more of a practical shopper versus an emotional one . But more… Read more »
Wooly Woman
9 years 1 month ago

I am looking forward to your series. My only thought was that you left me out of the group who you were interested in. I am 34, and thus don’t meet your age criteria. I am a regular reader of your blog, I just don’t comment much 🙂

jenny s.
jenny s.
9 years 1 month ago

I’d like to see something about the gender gap in pay, and how women can negotiate their salaries to help cover it. In my experience, women lowball themselves when asking for salaries, and are less willing to negotiate higher pay than their male colleagues. And when they are willing to negotiate, they’re less likely to get a commensurate pay increase.

Alfa
9 years 1 month ago

I’d like to read more about investing on real estate for women. I’m trying its waters but I know research is not enough.

Jen
Jen
9 years 1 month ago
Greetings….I’m new to this blog, and was actually forwarded it by a male friend who thought I might be interested….so here it goes. I’m not sure that it’s really women who are not as “into” finance and money as their male counterparts…I think it’s more of a lack of education for men and women. Ponder this – we (speaking broadly here, your blg may have readers across the borders, no doubt) live in the United States, land of opportunity. We can read, write, add, subtract, choose our career paths, and do virtually WHATEVER we want for a living. When do… Read more »
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Radhika
Radhika
9 years 14 hours ago
I just found your blog today and I have found it useful in a number of ways, particularly as I am in the midst of sorting out my financial life. It is interesting that you are posing this question with regards to gender and financial matters. My sister and I both grew up in a privileged household with parents who had the luxury of not considering money on a day to day basis. While my mother tried to instill a sense of financial responsibility, neither of my parents lived by example (ie. they didn’t balance their checkbooks and often forgot… Read more »
Kiyote
Kiyote
9 years 9 hours ago
In my experience women tend to, on average, plan for financial security while men seem to plan for opportunity. I’ve known a fair number of men and women (of which I do not count myself to be a member of) who were very good at saving. The men tended to have specific goals in mind, like “I’m going to be saving up for a new car,” or “I need to start planning for retirement,” while the women who saved did so more on a matter of principle, saving up for a rainy day, or being able to pay their bills… Read more »
a south asian woman
a south asian woman
8 years 10 months ago
i don’t like money. i’m the major earner as my husband is an entrepreneur who hasn’t really taken off, and is also at b-school. we’re in our early 30s. we’ve no debt, car paid off, don’t own home (a choice, coz suburbia is depression, and homes tie you down and middle-class homes are deeply unaesthetic in this country. we’re not american.), paying for school with my earning. i love to travel. i love art, music and film. as i said, i don’t like money. its annoying, common people size each other up based on how much they make, its annoying… Read more »
Lauren
8 years 6 months ago

This is a really interesting series. I did some similar research and came up with very similar results. I don’t think it’s a bad thing to admit that those stereotypes exist. There is so much more financial stuff geared towards guys and I think this is interesting that you are gearing this towards women and the particular issues that we have.

Another south asian chic
Another south asian chic
8 years 4 months ago
It is interesting how many females say here they hate to think about money and finances, yet they don’t mind the freedom or the life it affords. Maybe I am eccentric then, coz I totally want, and have control of my finances (even though I am married to a very financially savvy guy who could think for both of us if needed). I like reading WSJ or cnnfn or PF blogs and books. Though I am not into day trading, but understanding basic market moves /running simple numbers is something I like to do out of curiosity. Stereotypes exist…for both… Read more »
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