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January 29, 2016 | Fox Business

Why Women Need to Save More...a Whole Lot More

By: Laura Lee

Women, listen up. It is not an equal playing field when it comes to money and retirement for men and women. Here’s the harsh reality: women earn about 77 cents on the dollar compared to men. Their earnings often peak out at an earlier age and women tend to opt out of the workforce sooner than men.

January 19, 2016 | NBC 10 News

Gauging the Financial Market

By: Vai Sikahema

Financial expert Jocelyn Wright gives advice and commentary on the current trends in U.S. financial markets.

December 17, 2015 | U.S. News & World Report

10 Investing Tips From Successful Women

By: Lou Carlozo

For all its versatility as a search engine, Google might as well be Mr. Google when it comes to finding women in the investment industry. "If you do a Google image search for a financial advisor, you will mainly see pictures of men – older, white men," says Jocelyn D. Wright. "Our industry has a real image problem."

December 14, 2015 | Wealth DNA Radio

Year-End Tax Planning

By: Ron Nawrocki

Our guest to discuss year-end tax planning is Jocelyn Wright, Assistant Professor of Women's Studies The American College of Financial Services. Concurrently, Jocelyn is the Founder and Managing partner of The Ascension Group, where as an advisor she works with her clients to design a personalized strategy to help them reach their financial goals.

September 1, 2015 | Insurance News Net Magazine

How to Help Families Understand Life Insurance Is Not Optional

By: Jocelyn Wright

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. If you are suppressing a yawn at this point, the startling statistics revealed by the 2015 Life Insurance Barometer Study should serve as a wake-up call. According to the study, more than 40 percent of Americans have no life insurance at all.

August 4, 2015 | Insurance News Net

Inspired to Sell: The Moments That Changed Advisors

By: Susan Rupe

The worst day in Ryan Smith’s life turned out to be the day he found his mission in life in one of those transcendent moments that put ordinary people on extraordinary paths. This was a turning point that was a theme for many of the advisors who told us about their inspiration.

April 16, 2015 | Enterprising Investor

The Gender Imbalance in Finance: How Do We Narrow the Gap?

By: Lauren Foster

As part of the Future of Finance initiative, CFA Institute recently held what I hope is the first of many discussions within our community on recognizing the value women can add in the finance industry, investing in women’s careers, and generating practical approaches on how to increase the number of women in senior positions across the finance industry.

March 31, 2015 | Enterprising Investor

The High Cost of the Gender Imbalance in Finance (Online Forum)

By: Lauren Foster

A few weeks ago, women around the globe celebrated International Women’s Day, which this year had the can-do theme of “Make It Happen.” And to the credit of many women and men, there have been some big improvements for women in areas such as education, maternal mortality, water access, and leadership.

March 1, 2015 | Best’s Review

Making the Right Connections

By: Dennis Gorski

The August appointment of Jocelyn Wright as director of The American College State Farm Center for Women and Financial Services added to her growing list of roles that include financial planning adviser, instructor, marathon runner and triathlete-in-training. At The College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, her job is to focus on making and maintaining strategic connections.

January 1, 2015 | Insurance News Net Magazine

Women of Color Seek a Seat at the Leadership Table

By: Jocelyn Wright

I have attended several conferences for women in the insurance and financial services industry over the past few months. They were great events that allowed women an exclusive opportunity to network, share ideas, and celebrate successes. I left feeling energized and empowered.

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