We are stronger financially when we share what we know. As women, we live longer, but generally spend fewer years in the workforce. We still make about 80 cents for every dollar a man makes, according to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. We’re taking on greater responsibilities in the workplace, but often find ourselves with equal increases in responsibilities at home around those same times in life.

Whew! Sometimes the deck feels stacked, ladies. So in 2019, as we push forward with all kinds of change for women, make it a year to share your financial toolkit with the women in your life. Talk openly about salary goals, savings plans, and lessons learned (or questions you have about finance). Someone in your circle of influence is the above saving guru. And you might just be able to give her some tips about how you’re managing your own financial wellness.

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