Episode 123: How the Pandemic is Disproportionately Impacting Women

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Episode 123: How the Pandemic is Disproportionately Impacting Women
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HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL LEARN FROM THIS EPISODE:

  • The issues women have been facing over the past 18 months
  • Examples of how women have been disproportionately impacted during the pandemic
  • Where women started in the labor force compared to where we are today
  • The impact of the 19th amendment on women in the workforce
  • The long-term impact of the gender wage gap
  • Comparing the changes men and women have faced as a result of COVID-19
  • The pressure that we perceived and now is being voiced by society due to the pandemic
  • The average cost for childcare and how it relates to other expenses
  • How the pandemic impacted accessibility and feasibility of childcare for many families
  • How women of color have faced even more challenges through the pandemic
  • Long-term financial impacts that these changes are going to have on women
  • Small steps you can take to make that financial progress
  • How Social Security is affected when women have to leave the workforce
  • Why the savings gap is exacerbated by women’s longevity
  • A few ideas on how to make progress for women
  • A few financial considerations as we move forward with the pandemic

 

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Mary Beth Storjohann, CFP® is an author, speaker, and financial coach who takes a fun, no-nonsense approach in working with individuals and couples across the country, helping them make smart choices with their money.

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