What message are you sending about financial empowerment to the next generation of women? Are you modeling the importance of being involved with your own money management? Generation by generation, the stigma about women and investing is being reduced, but it is still out there, alive and well.
The days of bra burning are behind us, thank goodness, but an empowered woman of this century knows where her money is. She demonstrates competence around it; this is how we want our daughters, nieces and our friend’s daughters to feel, not fear and dependence around their money.
Take the Financial Woman 7 Mistakes Women Make with Money Quiz around this topic in the upper right corner of Financialwoman.com; see of any of them resonate with you. Think about the type of financial model you are being for the next generation of women. Are you doing your part to break the old rules leftover from when the women left the room when men discussed money? If not, what habits can you put in place to model that women and money do belong in the same room?