Laurie Itkin’s "Love & Money: Why Every Woman Should Know Her Options" Webinar
Although women are increasingly becoming the primary breadwinners for their households, their level of awareness, education and confidence regarding investing lags that of men’s. When a man hears the term "risk," he thinks there is an opportunity to make money. When a woman hears the same term, she thinks there is a high likelihood of losing money. Because women are generally more risk averse, they have the potential to become more successful investors than men. For example, last year hedge funds run by women made an 8.95% return while the global hedge fund index only returned 2.69%.