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Industry Looks At 'Feminine Famine'

May 23, 2014

An advisory panel to the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards has recommended a series of steps aimed at encouraging more women to join the financial planning profession in a fight to stave off what the board calls the “feminine famine.”

The study calls for making women more visible through the industry and within their own employers.

Nancy Kistner, [CFP®] chair of the WIN Advisory Panel which developed the recommendations, said attracting more women to the profession is a win for women and for business.

“The need to attract more women to financial planning and to make this career path more attractive to women is more than just a challenge,” she said in a news release. “It also represents a huge opportunity – for women and for business.” Read more >

InsuranceNewsNet
By Cyril Tuohy
May 23, 2014
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