Women and money

How to tackle investing, money and family matters, and retirement.

Women generally earn lower salaries and live longer than men. They are also more likely to take time off from the workforce. All of these things can dramatically impact their savings—especially when it comes to retirement. On top of that, as many as 9 out of 10 women will be solely responsible for their finances at some point in their lives, according to the National Center for Women and Retirement Research.

That said, here are ways for women to tackle investing, money and family matters, and retirement.

Six money lessons from The Gilmore Girls®
Here’s what Emily, Lorelai and Rory taught us about navigating life’s critical financial moments.

How I became an investor in my thirties
How one woman overcame her money fears, tackled her finances, and became an investor.

Key to work/life balance: Embrace the sway
Sway is about accepting the natural ebb and flow of work and life. Here are things to keep in mind.

How to fit investing into a busy life
Most women will be solely responsible for their money at some point. Stay on top of it now.
Five financial tips for women
Life-changing moments can put women behind the eight ball when it comes to financial planning.

Five things to review annually
Plan for your family's future as you review your savings and investment strategies.

How to take charge
Five ways for women to help overcome a lack of confidence about money and investing.

How one woman profited from losing stocks
At first she thought options were too risky, but now she's a seasoned practitioner of covered calls.

Options trading entails significant risk and is not appropriate for all investors. Certain complex options strategies carry additional risk. Before trading options, please read Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options. Supporting documentation for any claims, if applicable, will be furnished upon request.

1. National Center for Women and Retirement Research.
Keep in mind that investing involves risk. The value of your investment will fluctuate over time and you may gain or lose money.
Fidelity does not provide legal or tax advice and the information provided above is general in nature and should not be considered legal or tax advice. Consult with an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation.
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Getting started: four money rules
After learning some financial lessons the hard way, Jean Chatzky shares four key tips.

The financial dos and don’ts of divorce
How women who divorce after 50—or any women—can help protect their future.

Six financial moves for a stay-at-home parent
Budgeting, saving, health and life insurance, and tax moves for a one-income family.

Four financial tips for moms
Get involved, save for retirement, consider investments with growth potential, and protect your legacy.
Loss of a loved one
If a financial decision-maker dies or is incapacitated, here are things to keep in mind.

How to care for aging parents and yourself
Ways that women can help protect their financial future and care for an aging loved one.

Got young kids? Five ways to manage costs
Kids aren’t cheap. Here's how to help keep finances on track as your children grow up.

Suddenly single
Whether you are widowed or divorced, making solid financial decisions is important.
1. National Center for Women and Retirement Research.
Keep in mind that investing involves risk. The value of your investment will fluctuate over time and you may gain or lose money.
Fidelity does not provide legal or tax advice and the information provided above is general in nature and should not be considered legal or tax advice. Consult with an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation.
Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Member NYSE, SIPC, 900 Salem Street, Smithfield, RI 02917
649289.9.11
1. National Center for Women and Retirement Research.
Keep in mind that investing involves risk. The value of your investment will fluctuate over time and you may gain or lose money.
Fidelity does not provide legal or tax advice and the information provided above is general in nature and should not be considered legal or tax advice. Consult with an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation.
Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Member NYSE, SIPC, 900 Salem Street, Smithfield, RI 02917
649289.9.11
1. National Center for Women and Retirement Research.
Keep in mind that investing involves risk. The value of your investment will fluctuate over time and you may gain or lose money.
Fidelity does not provide legal or tax advice and the information provided above is general in nature and should not be considered legal or tax advice. Consult with an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation.
Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Member NYSE, SIPC, 900 Salem Street, Smithfield, RI 02917
649289.9.11
1. National Center for Women and Retirement Research.
Keep in mind that investing involves risk. The value of your investment will fluctuate over time and you may gain or lose money.
Fidelity does not provide legal or tax advice and the information provided above is general in nature and should not be considered legal or tax advice. Consult with an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation.
Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Member NYSE, SIPC, 900 Salem Street, Smithfield, RI 02917
649289.9.11