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Financial Wellness And Empowerment

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Financial Wellness And Empowerment

9 out of 10 women will be the sole decision-maker at some point in their lives, it is critical that women are equipped with the knowledge and confidence to take control of their finances now and in the future. 

In this workshop, Batya Shulman, ex-CFO at Commonwealth Bank and currently a Partner at St. James’s Place Wealth Management worked through four critical steps to becoming financially independent and five financial empowerment rules we should all follow below: 

5 financial empowerment rules we should all follow: 

  • Make sure you always have sufficient money on deposit to meet your short-term needs 

  • Don’t overlook the impact that inflation can have on the spending power of your money 

  • Understanding your personal financial goals & objectives 

  • Invest for the longer term 

  • Diversify your investments as widely as you can 

Half the Sky's mission is to supply the tools that can give every woman the ability to build a successful career and be fully prepared for the future of work. So, that they can lead a healthy, prosperous and more balanced/blended lifestyle of their choosing.  By building your confidence, you’re setting foundations to empower yourself and your career.  The world is your oyster, and it starts with you. 

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