Female investors are less likely than their male counterparts to be confident about long-term opportunities in U.S. financial markets, about their own investment knowledge and about making investment decisions.
That’s according to “Mind The Gap: Women, Men and Investment Knowledge,” new research conducted by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s Investor Education Foundation and George Washington University’s Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center.
The recent market volatility related to the global spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) “sheds a spotlight on the importance of understanding investments and markets and why raising the investment knowledge of both men and women is essential,”
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Source: Financial Planning for Women