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Mom Matters-Webisode 5: "Mom-cents: Taking Control of Your Financial Future"
Sure you can manage a checkbook, but do you know the difference between a home equity loan and a line of credit? A 529 from a 401k? A bond from a bond fund? Most women unfortunately don't.
Women, especially moms, often delegate (or at least assume) that their husbands or other family members will take care of the family finances. Who could ever imagine that one day, you might be divorced, widowed or otherwise in charge of the money?
Angela Rizzolo, from the U.S. Department of Labor and the newly launched Wi$eUp program, will talk about the causes and the cure for women to take control of their own financial futures.
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