Accepting Inherent Gender Differences

Everyone knows that men and women are different. However, after more than 20 years working as an advisor, I have found that those differences are profound when it comes to money. Men and women make financial and investment decisions very differently. And no matter how much we try to “understand” each other, those differences can never be eradicated. That is because the differences are rooted in the physical structure of our brains.

Gender differences have been the subject of dozens of studies, with more than one million participants in 30 countries across the globe. Every single one of those studies confirmed the male-female differences. There were some nuanced cultural disparities that were found, but the ...

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