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These days, we have become used to and almost numbed by waves of fear and terror in the wake of market meltdowns and institutional collapse. When it comes to individuals making investment decisions, acting on fear is almost always wrong. Emotionally driven investing, motivated by the vicious cycle of greed (the hope of markets rising, the fear of markets falling) leads those without a strategy to buy high and sell low. As a consequence, when high-profile financial experts exhort the public to dispose of equity investments for capital needed in the next five years, we see a huge sell-off in the market. One wonders why ...
Women and the NEM
While the NEM mentions empowering women and investing in childcare, Assoc Prof Dr Shanthi Thambiah said there had to be more concrete measures for poorer women. These women, she said, comprised the bulk of low-wage workers earning less than RM1,500 a month. “The bottom 40% of low-income households are largely women, single mothers or female heads of households whose husbands are in prison or on drugs. A lot of poor women would want to work but they can’t because they can’t afford childcare,” Shanthi said. Shanthi The NEM notes that 80% of households earn less than RM3,000 a month. Of this, the ... market research, surveys and trends
Financial Wellness for Lesbians: Market Pullback – Not a Financial ...
Today’s post was donated to our blog by my friend and colleague Woody Derricks, who is the president of Partnership Wealth Management, based in Baltimore, Maryland. Woody offers monthly teleseminars on a range of financial topics and he’s licensed in many states to offer financial assistance.  Partnership Wealth Management’s complimentary July Webinar will be held on Tuesday, July 13, 2010 (12 noon – 1:00pm EST) and will focus on Women and Investing.  Please call Loury Davis at 410-732-2733 for more details and to reserve your space today! You can also check out Woody’s website by clicking here . ... market research, surveys and trends


Investing with Care - "Women and Investing" , the first of five ...
If you had to choose one word to describe female investors, it would have to be conservative. According to a new study by New York-based Simmons Market Research Bureau and co-published by, not only are women less likely to play the market than men, when women do invest, they are likely to avoid the riskiest routes. Released in August, "Women and Investing" is the first in a series of five reports tackling women's use of financial services. Upcoming reports in the series, all of which use data from the Simmons' fall 2000 consumer survey of 31,576 Americans nationwide will examine ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Invest Like A Woman? — Money, Matter, and More Musings
Just sharing some interesting statistics about men and women and their general attitude towards investing. The image below is supposedly based on Sharebuilder’s 2007 “Women and Investing Survey” as reported by Seattle Post-Intelligencer (I tried to search for the original survey on Sharebuilder’s website but could not find this particular (2007) version). It appears from the survey that more men are “confident” and “optimistic” about investing than women. Similar findings were published in a Sharebuilder survey last year in which it was reported that, in general, only 35% of women ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Aid agencies in Africa: applaud achievers but keep wannabees in check
Regulation, accountability and closer monitoring of a number of well-meaning but often misguided and ignorant aid organisations is vital to prevent them hindering rather than supporting efforts to eradicate poverty in Africa Marieme Jamme , Monday 26 July 2010 13.22 BST Progress through collaboration: only by sharing and learning through each others' experiences can development organisations hope to alleviate poverty in Africa. Photograph: Guardian/Martin Godwin For more than five decades, countless non-government organisations (NGOs) have been seeking to bring positive change to Africa, investing huge ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Women Starting Over
MISSION, KS -- 07/26/10 -- (Family Features) Women are more educated, earn higher incomes and have a more powerful role in the workplace than women of previous generations. But in spite of this progress, 90 percent of women say they feel financially insecure, according to the 2007 Allianz Women, Money and Power Study. The vast majority of women will need to take financial responsibility at some point in their lives, so it is vital that they have the knowledge and confidence to take charge of their financial future. Women at Risk A 2009 report by The Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) says that women are ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Women and investing: How to take charge of your financial future
Client Education Library. Women and investing: How to take charge of your financial future. Page 2. > 2. Agenda. • Get more involved with your finances ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
USAID: Careers - Investing in Women in Development (IWID) Fellows ...
To assist USAID in reflecting gender considerations in the Agency's work by contributing to the advancement of USAID's policies and organizational capacity to address critical gender issues. To continue the expansion of a cadre of international field-experienced professionals committed to enhancing women in development (WID) activities; consequently, to increase the number of people with gender expertise working in the field of international development. The principal purpose of the IWID Fellows Program is to provide Missions, USAID/W units, and USAID implementing partners with experienced, mid-level professionals who, ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Investing in research on women: the Lozoff Award recognizes two ...
In 2002 the Lozoff family took noteworthy action – they invested in research on women. Dr. Milton Lozoff and his daughters and their families established an annual prize in memory of their mother, Marjorie Lozoff. Why is this action noteworthy? An American Viewpoint opinion poll of registered voters found the overwhelming majority of both men and women do not believe there is a need to direct giving specifically to women; out of 11 categories of recipients only 3 percent said women should benefit more from charitable contributions than they do now. The Lozoff family chose not to follow what the majority of the people believe and ...
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Hi Paul. I am a 21 years old college senior. I am extremely interested in investment and finance and want to start early to save for an early retirement(my goal is to retire at 46, also buy a 45k car before age 28). I  currently have two accounts for investment: 1. An individual account with sogoinvest- I plan to put away $2500 here and invest 40% in emerging markets ETF, 30% in CEFs: MXF and IFN, and 30% in domestic blue chip stocks. I plan to put $100 or more this way to build a less aggressive portfolio after I graduate and have a steady job. 2. An individual account with T. Rowe Price- I am putting away $50~$70 monthly ...
Sailing: women's sailing watch, countdown timers, countdown timer
For sailing I have always used a Casio digital watch. they all seem to have countdown mode (press the MODE button a few times and you see "TR" displayed, meaning countdown timer.) They are waterproof and cheap. Used to be you could get a "50M water resist" version for $19.95. Now they are harder to find. Also, many watches have become available that have larger digits, so are easier to read.  One I found is a Timex that has a colored ring around the face. You twist the ring to move from function to function. It also has a countdown timer. try the stores called APS and Layline. Both are on the web. Also ...