Belafonte was right. The woman is smarter than you think
Real life is about small decisions and not about straightaway buying that super derivative product
Talk about money management to most women and you get the eye roll, the head shake and the disparaging half laugh that says—what, me, manage money? I get a variety of responses when I’m introduced as a personal finance writer. I get the self-deprecating confession: Oh, I know nothing about it—I simply don’t have a head for numbers. Or the smart answer: I leave it to the husband—let him make himself useful, na? Anyway I just spend it. Or the I’m-too-cool-to-bother-about-such-things answer: I don’t have the money, my dear, what to talk of its management! It is almost as if women pride themselves with not being able to deal with all things money and play the helpless feminine stereotype of being too brainless to deal with complicated things like money.
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