Women say they'll have to retire four years later than they'd like to and 40% feel worse off than a year ago
Over 40% of women manage money in a relationship and many parents are baffled about children’s savings

Today I’m publishing the first SavvyWoman Women & Money report. It’s designed to be a snapshot of how women feel about their finances – everything from everyday money to investing and retirement. There are some really interesting findings from our research: women feel more gloomy about their finances than men; women reckon they’ll have to retire four years later than they’d like to and women and men are confused about the rules on children’s savings.

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26-05-2014
26-05-2014
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Savvy women and money; what you think about it, who manages it and when should you start saving for retirement?
When do you think the ideal age is to start saving for a pension? Do you have financial secrets and are state pensions confusing?

I get lots of press releases about women and money (as you can imagine), looking at how we are saving less than men, saving more than men, aren’t saving enough for our retirement, have financial secrets from our partners and so on. So – as it’s International Women’s Day - I thought I’d write up a snapshot of what I know about SavvyWoman users from the emails, poll results, tweets and comments I’ve received.

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08-03-2013
08-03-2013
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The extra costs of being single
What’s the effect on your finances of being single?

What do you think the main extras are that you have to pay if you’re single? A single room supplement in a hotel or on holiday? Ready made meals for one costing almost the same as meals for two? What about the fact you have to pay your mortgage or rent on your own? Or that there’s no-one to split the gas and electricity bills with? Here are my thoughts on the financial consequences of being single. Let me know what you think…

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15-01-2013
15-01-2013
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