Women are an economic powerhouse in the United States. In fact, according to Time, women account for 47 percent of the workforce. And, that number is projected to grow. Women account for 55 percent of undergraduates on college campuses.

And despite their economic power, women aren’t preparing themselves for a financial secure future. According to Forbes, in 2016, 72 percent of women were saving for retirement compared to 80 percent of men.

For women, who typically earn less than their male counter parts and are more likely to have earning gaps in their careers, saving for retirement, and generally, needs to be strategic to ensure a financially secure future.

Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC) member Carl F. Petersen is a boutique investment advisor firm, specializing in 401k rollover and IRAs, we help investors navigate rough waters with our unique and dynamic stock and fixed income strategies designed to handle both bull and bear markets.

Annette Peterson, owner of Carl F. Petersen, specializes in working with women. From helping women who have either gone through divorce, lost a spouse or control the money in the relationship. She also helps with the transition of assets to ensure that everything is correctly titled and the bequests can be honored.

If you’re looking for a trusted source to guide you through your finances contact Annette Petersen at ap@carlfpetersen.com.

-Written by Miranda Cain-Morton, develop and communications manager

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