3 Reasons Why Women Need to Be More Confident Investors

Selena Maranjian, The Motley Fool
·6-min read
3 Reasons Why Women Need to Be More Confident Investors

Each of us, men and women alike, need to be financially literate and financially confident so that we can manage our finances well. As of last year, for example, women earned an average of $0.81 for every dollar that men earn -- and Black, Hispanic, and Native American women earn even less. A bit of good news is that when you compare men and women in the same job with the same qualifications, that wage gap shrinks, with women earning $0.98 for every $1 men earn.