• FWX June qtr  0.9% (72.2pts)
  • FWX y-o-y change  -1% (72.2pts)
  • Total timeframe to Financial Gender Equality  101
  • Timeframe to Equality on Employment  31 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Underemployment  16 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Gender Pay Gap  21 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Unpaid Work  101 years
  • Timeframe to Equality for Women On Boards  7 years
  • Timeframe to Equality on Superannuation  40 years
  • Gender Pay Gap  0.8pts (14.2%)
  • Gender Pay Gap sub-index  -1%
  • Employment sub-index  -2% (71%)
  • Superannuation sub-index  69%
  • Gender Gap Superannuation  31%
  • Underemployment Rate sub-index  8%
  • Education sub-index  92%
  • ASX 200 Women On Boards sub-index  67%
  • ASX 200 Women On Boards  0.1pts (33.5%)
  • Unpaid Work sub-index  65%

Tips to overcoming the failure to launch as a female investor

Brooke Roberts
Financy
October 5, 2021
The tide is changing and an increasing number of women, especially millennials, are actively investing. So is our Job done? Not even close with many women still failing to launch! Most research suggests that less than 30% of share market investors are women - that's in Australia and the United States. Women tend to feel more confident with household financial decisions rather than investment relates ones, research tells us. Fear of making the wrong decision, of not being fully informed, or losing out, or not having enough funds to start, or being too late to the game - all play a part in holding back action. But there are a number of tips that can help you overcome the fear factor according to Brooke Roberts, Co-Founder and Director, of female-led investment platform Sharesies.
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