Nine vital money tips for women

Financial experts advise women to draw up a monthly budget and ensure that a proportion of their income is saved. They should start by setting aside an emergency fund for contingencies
Financial experts advise women to draw up a monthly budget and ensure that a proportion of their income is saved. They should start by setting aside an emergency fund for contingenciesPHOTO: BLOOMBERG

With women enjoying greater income potential than ever before, being financially savvy is key. This is the first of a two-part series on women and financial planning.

While financial planning is gender neutral, there is much that women can do to improve their investment awareness and monetary well-being.

International Women's Day - which celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women - falls on Thursday, so it's a timely opportunity to address these vital money matters.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 04, 2018, with the headline 'Nine vital money tips for women'. Print Edition | Subscribe