This is a self-study course — covering the first 3 Stages of the 6-part Financial Life Planning Process — the same process used by Gina, Linda, Caroline, Jennifer and Alisha in THE SISTERHOOD OF MONEY book. It teaches you the essential steps of how to manage your beliefs, thoughts, and feelings about money while working to implement new and life-changing money choices.
Cynthia Fick, is the founder of THE SISTERHOOD OF MONEY. A pioneer in challenging people to recast their relationship to money, she is known for her humor, honesty, and ability to deliver meaningful financial guidance through easy-to-understand conversations about all things financial. Financial success for individuals, couples, and families lies not only in how they manage their money, but in how they manage their beliefs, attitudes, and actions about money.
Local and national media count on Cynthia’s financial planning knowledge for the What They’re Buying Now column of The Arizona Republic, articles for the Ahwatukee Foothills News, and her ongoing column for the Arizona Republic. She is a regular guest on TV shows such as Good Morning Arizona, ABC 15’s Sonoran Living and Smart Family.
Why should advisors focus on the goals of women?
Women now control over half of the wealth in the U.S. (LIMRA’s MarketFacts Quarterly, Fall 2006)
By 2030, women may control as much as 2/3d’s of the Nation’s wealth.
50% of marriages end in divorce.
Average age of widowhood is 56.
Women live 7 years longer on average than men.
90% of women will be responsible for managing their money at some point in their lives.
The Women’s Market is a $20 Trillion opportunity.
No company is addressing so effectively, no one else is really speaking women’s language.
Cynthia doubled her income the first year she implemented this program and has steady growth of 30-40% ever since.
Cynthia Fick was featured in USA TODAY
Before tying the knot, it’s essential to get to know your future spouse financially as well as romantically.
Here are five things everyone should do, says financial planner Cynthia Fick, before combing finances.
Assess each other’s money habits: “It’s OK that you are different,” Fick says. “But you want to figure out if you are so different that you can’t stand each other.” Fick says people could learn more about each other’s spending habits by taking a money attitude quiz or asking about each other’s family and past. Read more…