Why I Am Passionate About Women’s Wealth

Patti Fagan, Award-Winning Coach for Women

Women face unique financial challenges in retirement that men do not. As a young girl, I watched my grandmother struggle financially after my grandfather left her for a younger woman. She never worked outside the home, which meant she had no assets, no savings, and no retirement income other than Social Security. Unfortunately, she had […]

3 Success Strategies to Reach Your Goals

Do you want to know what it takes to manifest your dreams and reach your goals each year? It’s not setting new year’s resolutions, although that’s a good start. It’s working on your mindset.   Your mindset is the key factor behind whether you’ll stick to your goals and overcome the challenges along the way. […]

Long Term Care Coverage is Financial Freedom for Women

  Retired women typically need long-term care services for 1.5 years longer than men, according to the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services. Since the cost for one and a half years of care could add up to $100,000 and more, a retirement plan that includes a strategy to pay for long term care […]

Journaling for Inner Strength

One morning when I was having my quiet time, I remembered how I got started with the practice of journal writing. I’ve been journaling since high school. Mr. Wong, my favorite English teacher, gave us the assignment to keep a daily journal in class. I looked forward to my English class each day because of […]

Stop Striving and Be Grateful

  One morning during my prayer time, God spoke something into my spirit: Be still and stop striving. Stop striving? Isn’t that what I’m supposed to do? Shouldn’t I always be seeking to do more? Am I not to continually be growing and striving to be all I can be and do all I can […]

Have You Funded Your Future Retirement Paycheck?

Have you funded your future retirement paycheck?

  In the United States, we celebrate Women’s Equality Day on August 26th. But let’s be honest, women are anything but equal when it comes to retirement planning. That is why I get passionate when I see articles about women, money, and retirement. When it comes to funding your future retirement paycheck, I strongly believe […]

Every Woman Has the Capacity to Rule Her Financial Affairs

  Sometimes we do not give ourselves enough credit when it comes to managing money. Because financial planning has traditionally been the domain of men, women are routinely left out of the conversation. We, as women, have been socialized to believe that we should leave the big financial decisions to men. We have been taught […]

She Writes For Him – The Loss of a Dream (Chapter 10)

  I am truly honored and excited to be a contributing author featured in She Writes for Him: Resilient Stories of Faith (Redemption Press). This powerful collection of beautiful stories is a debut in a series of volumes, which showcases the personal struggles of ordinary women and our noble journeys of God’s healing, redemptive grace. […]

Do You Have Enough for Retirement?

  According to statistics, most Americans do not. 46% of Americans have less than $10,000 saved for retirement. (Employment Benefit Research Institute) 40% of baby boomers now plan to work until they die. (AARP) 36% of Americans say they don’t contribute anything at all to their savings. (CNBC) 87% of adults say they are not […]