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This Is Not What I Expected; Musings of an Unlikely Entrepreneur Celebrating the 15th Birthday of Her Company

Fifteen years ago in March 2003, I founded Inspired Financial from a home office (in my basement, no less) with only my faithful canine companion, Rusty, on my “team.” I had left the cocoon of a secure job with The Vanguard Group to strike out on my own because I thought I could make a greater difference […]

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Financial Planning for Women – Part 3 (Long-Term Care)

  In my previous blog post, Financial Planning for Women – Part 2 (Social Security), I talked about how the guidance we provide in the early years of retirement places women in the best possible position to live their final years with grace, security, and dignity. In this post, we will discuss Long-Term Care and why it’s[…..]

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Financial Planning for Women – Part 2 (Social Security)

In my previous blog post, Financial Planning for Women – Part 1, I talked about how women will generally live longer than their male counterparts, with less in their portfolio later in life, and with less loved ones available to take care of them. In this post, we look at Social Security and discuss how these unique[…..]

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Financial Planning for Women – Part 1

Since Inspired Financial specializes in working with women, we are often asked, “Why do you provide financial planning for women?” Women’s financial needs are underserved and often overlooked in the financial planning profession. Awareness of these needs must be brought to light during the planning process to plan effectively for them. It is common to see the[…..]

Making Her Mark In Politics and in Finance – Female Trailblazers

It’s been a remarkable month for women in political leadership. With the UK’s recent vote on Brexit, Theresa May is poised to become the first British Prime Minister since Margaret Thatcher (and only the second ever). It also appears that Hillary Clinton will be the confirmed presidential candidate for the Democratic party and by November 9th, the[…..]