Women have made—and continue to make—strides in the quest for true equality. Glass ceilings have been shattered, social norms have taken a back seat to individual prowess, and relationships have evolved across personal and professional aspects of women’s lives. All of this to say, women have come a long way, but the climb is still uphill as generations of inequity and oppression have left wide gaps across the path that women walk toward their ambitions. Understanding these gaps and learning to navigate them is a task that no woman should take lightly, especially when it comes to managing the wealth they’ve built.
Let’s take a look at some of the prevalent gaps between women and their male counterparts concerning financial planning.