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Mari Adam Among “Best Of Best” Independent Financial Advisors Attending Barron's Top Independent Women Advisors Summit

Mari Adam Among “Best Of Best” Independent Financial Advisors Attending Barron’s Top Independent Women Advisors Summit

Washington, D.C. (June 14, 2017)—Mari Adam, President of Adam Financial Associates, Inc. attended the second annual Barron’s Top Independent Women Advisors Summit, hosted by Barron’s magazine to exchange ideas and best practices, with an eye towards improving their business and serving the investing public in the best possible manner.  The invitation-only conference was held June 12-14 […]

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Why Don’t More Women Start Their Own Business?

What holds many women back from starting a business? According to new research cited by The New York Times, there are plenty of qualified women with business-ready skills, but not enough mentors, role models, or support networks. Despite making up about half the workforce, women own only 36% of companies in the U.S., says author Claire […]

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Making A Difficult Process Easier

Some of your family, friends or neighbors may be going through a divorce. Heck, you may be divorced yourself. Many people are. About half of all marriages in the U.S. end in divorce. Going through a separation or divorce can be very difficult. It’s not unusual to feel sad, angry, frustrated, stressed or confused. Most people need […]

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Wall Street Journal Women in Finance April 24, 2017

“Show Me, Don’t Tell Me” – How To Get More Young Women Into Finance

What’s the secret to getting more young women in financial careers? At a New York event hosted by The Wall Street Journal, senior women in finance offered advice on creating equal opportunities for women, and creating a pipeline helping women advance from entry-level to positions of power. What are some of the key takeaways? “Top […]

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Equal Pay For Women: Slowly But Surely Moving Forward

April 4 was Equal Pay Day, drawing attention to the lower wages paid to women in our country and advocating for a more level “working” field. Women make an average of 82 cents for every dollar a man earns. The good news? Women’s pay is advancing and moving closer to parity. The bad news? Progress is […]

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Last Minute IRA Tip: Don’t Let Divorce Derail Your Retirement

Here’s a last minute IRA tip that can help you stay on track for a comfortable retirement: Many divorced people who are receiving alimony neglect to fund their IRAs every year. That’s a mistake, because putting money aside each year into your Traditional or Roth IRA can help you keep your retirement savings on target, and […]

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Women Bouncing Back Better After Middle-Life Divorce

It’s not just your imagination. The divorce rate for couples over the age of 50 – dubbed “grey divorce” – has doubled since 1990. A new survey reported by Investment News finds that “women are coping with the challenges better than men,” meaning that women are far more likely to adopt positive financial behaviors post-divorce than […]

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They Control Majority Of World’s Wealth, But Women Still Make Money Mistakes

Teresa Valdes-Fauli Weintraub is one of Miami’s pioneering women in the world of finance. She’s been a leader in global wealth management at institutions like Fiduciary Trust International of the South, Northern Trust, and Merrill Lynch, and is now global president of the International Women’s Forum, a group dedicated to giving women the networks, influence and […]

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It’s Not Just Ivanka. More Daughters Are Taking Over The Family Business

Ivanka is not alone. A recent Ernst & Young (now EY) study showed that women — mostly daughters — are increasingly being picked to take over their family-owned businesses. And we’re not talking small businesses here.  EY, supported by Kennesaw State University, surveyed 525 of the world’s largest family businesses in 21 top global markets. The international […]

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If Your Advisor’s Not Independent, You May Not Be Getting Impartial Advice

Does your financial advisor really work for you, or do they answer to someone at company headquarters who tells them what to sell and how much to sell if they want to keep their job? If you’ve read the paper lately, you have ample reason to worry. We’ve seen too many stories about sales quotas run […]

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