A Rallying Cry for Female Investors

Editor's Views:  At no point in their lives are women told that investing is for them - that has to change, says Morningstar.co.uk's Holly Black

Holly Black 11 October, 2019 | 11:33AM

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It’s incredibly frustrating that in 2019 we still need to have conversations about why women don’t invest. But JPMorgan research this week found that women lack the confidence, the time and, frankly, the inclination to do so.

Why Investing Matters

This blows my mind for so many reasons. Firstly, women are generally in charge of the household finances. Now, if you can make sense of a dual-fuel tariff, honestly? Investing is going to be child’s play. If you can shop around for the best insurance policy, you can find a decent fund. And if you can switch your mortgage at the end of its term, you can definitely move your Isa to a cheaper provider.

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor, Morningstar.co.uk

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