I have found myself spending an uncomfortable amount of time reading financial articles on major news sites. I have been feeling that I have been getting a little obsessed. I can’t help it. I just love reading about finances and how the current economy is impacting this country. I think its interesting especially when the topic is related to women and their finances. It seems that many women are not prioritizing their money as much as men. This is causing them to be painfully underfunded for the future. Does this sound familiar?
I personally do not understand why some women choose to be in the dark about these things. I realize not everyone is a geek (like me) and likes to read pages of economic news like me but come on! This is your livelihood. This is what puts food on the table and a roof over your head. I don’t want to come down on anyone, but ignorance is certainly not bliss in this situation. The truth is that you are the only one who can take care of yourself at the end of the day. I have met women who have been proud to say that they don’t know how to balance their checkbook or know hot to pay a bill. I’m like: