By Maura C. Schauss, CFP®
A few decades ago, it wasn’t uncommon for the husband in a relationship to be in complete control of the finances while the wife focused on other responsibilities to keep the family in order. So what would happen when the husband suddenly died or the marriage ended in divorce? The wife would often find herself struggling to get a grip on her new financial responsibilities. Fast forward to today. While challenges do exist, women can still reach all their financial goals. Here are a few topics ALL women should know about personal finance in order to succeed.