4. Draw your dream team.
Taking charge of your financial life doesn’t mean you have to do it alone. Work on building a “dream team” of personal and professional contacts who can be part of your support system as you pursue your financial goals.
For example, professionals such as accountants, attorneys, and financial advisors can help you evaluate your options, prepare your next financial steps, and put your money to work through smart investments.
You may even have access to support professionals like these through your workplace benefits, such as a retirement plan advisor, equity compensation professional, or financial coach.
Look to your wider community too, whether through professional organisations, hobbies or local groups for like-minded people and financial education opportunities that can help empower you every step of the way.
Although women face different financial challenges, you can find power and control over many things when it comes to your money decisions. Taking financial leadership in your own life can help you build greater freedom and protection for yourself and your loved ones, no matter what curves life throws your way.
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