Divorce. Children. Retirement.
There are a multitude of reasons women have great need for proper financial planning, and just as many keeping them from hiring an advisor, including feeling completely overwhelmed and just plain terrified. Women hold more than half the wealth in this country and are projected to hold up to 63% by 2020. Yet, because many women are unsure where to turn for sound financial advice, only 20% of women investors have an advisor – but a full 70% would like to work with one.
In fact, the question, “Where can I find an advisor I can trust?” has been a recurring question asked to WIFE.org, the Women’s
Introducing the Women’s Choice Award for Financial Firms and Advisors – the first and only Industry Recognition Award for firms and well-qualified advisors committed to serving women clients.
The award is based in 17 criteria, and greatly simplifies the advisor selection process for women by providing them with the peace of mind that only comes from having the facts. Most importantly, the recognition helps prevent women from disasters like hiring an advisor with a track record of bankruptcy, misappropriation of funds, and other wrongdoings that could potentially ruin her life.
In fact, a recent
Word is spreading about the program – advisors from various firms are signing on daily, and the program has been adopted by
WIFE is the oldest non-profit devoted to female financial literacy, and has been recognized by multiple state treasury departments as a trusted source. Bahr and Wall were recently named KPBS Heroes and celebrated as part of National Women’s History Month.
“The program is dedicated to serving the needs of women investors and their families in a caring, supportive way that resonates with them,” says WIFE co-founder,
Bahr and Wall are the co-authors of
For more information, visit http://www.WIFE.org.
Bahr and Wall have been speaking nationally on behalf of their non-profit since it was founded in 1988, offering workshops and making media appearances on shows like
WIFE.org was named one of the top 500 financial sites by “Online Investor,” and has captured the interest of women and the press seeking financial advice and information for women. For more information, visit http://www.WIFE.org.ABOUT WOMENCERTIFIED
WomenCertified®, home to the Women’s Choice Awards, awards businesses and brands based on high recommendation ratings by female consumers. WomenCertified represents the collective voice of women so they can help each other identify businesses that deserve their loyalty and referrals. Through the prestigious Women’s Choice Award, WomenCertified has partnered with businesses such as Sealy, Whirlpool, Aquafina,
Her lifelong work is to empower women to make smart choices and as a result she founded the Women’s Choice Awards to simplify a woman’s choice based on the recommendation of other women. To learn more, visit http://www.womenschoiceaward.com.
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