8 in 10 women find themselves solely responsible for their own financial well-being

At some point in their lives, 8 in 10 women find themselves solely responsible for their own financial well-being. Yet despite emphasis on equality, about half the women defer to spouses on long-term financial decisions – with 35% participating equally and 16% taking the lead. COVID-19 has increased the roles that women are juggling, including …

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ECONOMY AND MARKET PROJECTIONS FOR 2017

Political sentiment not withstanding, the overall projections for the economy and markets for the coming year, is looking quite rosy. Corporate earnings are expected to increase, the unemployment scenario should stay steady, and housing starts increase, in a climate of a strong dollar and solid consumer spending.