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April 1, 2017 | Insurance News Net Magazine

Widows, Widowers and Their Advisors: A Glass Half Full

By: Sandra Timmermann

There’s a statistic that has become something of an urban legend in the financial field. It states that two-thirds of widows leave their advisors after their husbands die, but that widowers tend to stay with their advisors after their wives die.

August 10, 2016 | Financial Advisor

Addressing the Financial Needs of Millennial, Gen X and Boomer Women

By: Jocelyn Wright

Today women represent more than 50 percent of the U.S. population, make up the majority of college students (undergraduate and graduate) and continue to make progress in earnings and employment. Yet, despite these strides, how to address the financial needs of women remains largely unanswered by the financial services profession and its advisors.

March 20, 2013 | The Wealth Channel Magazine

The Financial Needs and Attitudes of Women of Color

By: Sandra Carr

The State Farm® Center for Women and Financial Services at The American College has released a landmark report entitled The Financial Needs and Attitudes of Women of Color. The purpose of the study was to better understand the financial position, goals and concerns of women of varying racial and ethnic backgrounds.

Featured Videos

What Women Want (in a Financial Advisor)

The ways that women differ from men in their approach to the buying process of life insurance is discussed with Jon Dressner of the LIFE Foundation.

Women at the Top

Noreen Beaman sheds light on finding a balance between a personal and professional life while discussing the challenges of being a female executive.