Women And Money: LearnVest Survey Reveals Attitudes On Personal Finances
LearnVest, a personal finance website tailored to women, published the results of a survey it commissioned of over 600 women, conducted by business consultancy Maddock Douglas. The results showed that the majority of participants are uncertain about what financial steps they should be taking, and that many of them lacked confidence in their ability to make key financial decisions.
Ninety percent of women surveyed, ages 21 to 59, weren't sure how much to save for retirement, what types of retirement accounts to open, how much money to invest, and what types of investment accounts to open. Eighty-four percent were not very comfortable in their ability to set specific financial to-dos.
To explain these fairly distressing numbers, HuffPost Women spoke with LearnVest CEO Alexa von Tobel.