Women live longer than men, typically earn less over a lifetime and can expect to be solely responsible for their finances in their later years, yet many are uncomfortable doing so. What are the best strategies for women to overcome these challenges and fulfill their priorities? Evercore Wealth Management’s Jewelle Bickford explains how she empowers women clients to take charge of their financial futures.
HELPING HAND Evercore Wealth Management, Partner and Wealth Advisor Jewelle Bickford devotes much of her free time to supporting charitable organizations involved with helping women in developing countries. It’s a passion that originated from her experiences as a child. Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.
American women control $8 trillion in assets, yet the traditional wealth management approach doesn’t necessarily work for women’s needs. In the first of our two part series on Women, Investing and Retirement, Consuelo speaks with Morgan Stanley’s award-winning financial advisor, Ami Forte, and GenSpring’s Senior Strategist, Jewelle Bickford on how women can start taking ownership of their financial power.