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Women's Worth: Finding Your Financial Confidence

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We are different.

Women live longer and are more likely to live alone for significant periods of time. Our workplace participation is more intermittent, and the care of dependents falls to us more often. Though we are educated and successful, earning more now than ever before, we often lack confidence in our ability to make financial decisions. In short, our financial nee
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Hardcover, 248 pages
Published April 30th 2010 by Direction$ LLC
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Nov 06, 2010 rated it really liked it
I can't recall how I heard about this book, possibly from BOOKLIST Magazine. I am always interested in reading good basic books about finance that I can recommend to young people. This is just such a book. It's a fast read and is more approachable than Jane Bryant Quinn's new thick thick tome that young people find intimidating and too heavy for a casual dip in the pool.

Blayney, a certified financial planner, did a seminar at her alma mater Mt. Holyoke and realized that she was surrounded by in
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Polly Rosenstein
Dec 16, 2012 rated it really liked it
Eleanor Blayney demystifies financial management in an easy to understand book filled with the knowledge women need to gain their financial confidence.
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Apr 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
3.75 stars, rounded up. Strong writing, good explanations, important topics, many resources. I've had this book for a while and meant to read it...I'm not sure why, once I picked it up, it took me so long to read it. It's not bad; I think since it's information I already know, I had trouble staying engaged, but it would be great for a woman wanting to take control of her financial life. (so basically any woman!)

A few of my favorite quotes:
"You should not seek coddling from your planner. You need
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