Most of us have heard about the gender pay gap. Women on average make 82¢ for each $1.00 earned by white male workers. But there’s an even more serious gender wealth gap. The typical woman has accumulated only 32¢ in wealth for each dollar accumulated by men, says female finance pioneer Sallie Krawcheck, co-founder and CEO […]
Ain’t That The Truth: Sometimes The Big Ideas of Financial Planning Can Be Found On A Cocktail Napkin
The greatest wisdom can sometimes be found on a cocktail napkin. Who can disagree with this saying, shared on Twitter by @WomenWhoMoney?
Many Americans may have an unrealistic view of how much they’ll inherit, and that’s especially true of millennials, or the generation born between 1981 and 1996. There seems to be a huge disconnect between what millennials think they’ll inherit and what’s actually on the way, writes Rose Kennedy for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, quoting Adam Financial […]
What Women Would Do Differently In A Financial Do-Over A major financial firm surveyed women who were divorced or widowed about the financial challenges of being on their own. Nearly 60% of women surveyed said they wished they had been more involved in their finances while they were married. In fact, more than half said […]
“When it comes to investing, the biggest mistake women make has nothing to do with where they’re choosing to invest their money. Rather, the issue is they’re not investing enough in the first place.” Sallie Krawcheck, co-founder and CEO of Ellevest, a digital investment platform for women, interviewed by CNBC MakeIt Krawcheck, an investing trailblazer who once ran […]
Graduating from high school marks an important step toward adulthood for U.S. teenagers. But do your kids have the financial savvy needed to make important decisions about credit cards, student loans, budgeting, and renting their first apartment? Here’s a cheat sheet from columnist Ron Lieber of The New York Times on the most important things […]
You can’t really call it a hardship assignment! Last week, Mari got to spend three very enjoyable and productive days hanging out at the Breakers in Palm Beach as part of the Barron’s Independent Women Summit. It’s an annual get-together for preeminent women running independent financial advisory firms, like ours. Yes, we get to meet […]
New Miami Dolphins pick Christian Wilkins is breaking all the stereotypes about how football players and professional athletes aren’t good at sticking to a budget. He pulled off the impossible task of earning a BA and master’s degree in record time, and graduated college with no debt & money in the bank. “It’s simple: My […]
About Mari Adam, CFP®
Mari Adam, Certified Financial Planner™ and President of Adam Financial Associates Inc, has been helping individuals and families chart their financial futures for twenty five years. Mari has appeared in publications such as Business Week, CBS MarketWatch, Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s, Newsweek, and Money Magazine.
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