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Women's Financial Power Grows Faster than Savvy

Aug 17, 2012

"It's a male-dominated field – the vocabulary, the way we measure it, present it. It's a language that has been always spoken by men to men," says Eleanor Blayney, [CFP®,] consumer advocate for the CFP Board of Standards. "It misses some fundamental truths about women and the way they think and make decisions."

Some of those include the fact that women like to learn in groups and consult with their peers more than men do, Blayney says. Read more >

USA Today
Hadley Malcolm
August 17, 2012

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