August 24, 2020
The old, masculine rules of managing money have failed women. There, I said it. And I'll keep saying it. The days of budgets (ugh!), spreadsheets, math and building wealth for wealth's sake alone are over.
If it was just about the spreadsheets, all women would have beautiful budgets, fully-funded emergency accounts and would be totally engaged in their finances.
Ramit Sethi says it best in his book, “I Will Teach You to be Rich.”
"Personal-finance advice has been geared toward old white men and taught by old white men for far too long."
It is so very true!
Unless you're truly a numbers nerd, traditional financial planning is b-o-r-i-n-g. Many male advisors simply do not know how to relate to women, they speak in industry jargon and do not make it a welcoming environment for women.
And yes, you're hearing this from someone (me!) who has been in the industry for decades.
Head over to the blog where we talk about this in detail.
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Unlike traditional financial planning, which focuses on products and investments, there is a different approach, a feminine approach, a lifestyle financial planning approach that identifies your dream, builds it into a vision FIRST and then gives you the vitality to build a financial plan (the numbers) to bring it to reality.
Calm the Chaos Podcast
Earlier this week, my guest appearance on Deborah Voll's podcast, "Calm the Chaos" aired. Deborah is a certified life coach for midlife women and we had great conversation about this time of our life and how it relates to lifestyle and money.
Be sure to catch it here in case you missed it earlier.
One Last Thought:
You deserve to create and protect your most inspired life. In an industry built for men, we designed a better way to help you gain clarity, simplicity, and direction for your lifestyle and your money.
Reach out for details.
Sending you hugs and love,
Patty Bonsera, CFEI, is a former Securities Trader who became a Financial Wellness Advisor to women 40+. In an industry built for men, she founded Fear.less Girl Financial as a better way for midlife women to have financial clarity, confidence, and wellness. She will coach you, teach you, and celebrate with you every step of the way.
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