As the world grapples with the lingering effects of COVID-19, we're experiencing unprecedented financial stress and uncertainty, so taking ownership of your finances has never been more critical.
In the fully revised and updated edition of On Your Own Two Feet: Steady Steps to Women's Financial Independence ($39.95), financial advisor and author Helen Baker has written a practical personal finance guide to ensure that women are empowered to financially stand on their own two feet.
Having assisted thousands of women with financial advice for over 10 years, Helen knows how different ages, stages, life events and experiences influence money matters and present challenges for which there is no 'one size fits all' solution. The book covers topics such as:
• Unique money challenges women face and how to overcome them
• 5 financial foundations every woman needs to have in place
• Understanding debt, investing & budgeting tricks to set yourself up for life
• Working through divorce and relationship breakdowns
• Money advice for different life stages – from singles, to parenting to retirees
• + what you need to know about retirement planning, widowhood & personal injury
Accessibly written for women of all ages and filled with sensible tips and real-life case studies, On Your Own Two Feet empowers readers with the knowledge needed to gain control and secure a stronger financial future.
About the author
Helen Baker is a licenced Australian financial adviser and founder of On Your Own Two Feet, an Australia-wide service dedicated to empowering women to gain and retain their financial freedom. Helen has a degree in Commerce and two master's degrees in Innovation and Change Management, and Financial Planning and is among the 1% of financial planners who holds a master's degree in the field. She is also a two-time finalist for Australia's Financial Advisor of the Year and a soughtafter speaker and media commentator. Helen is the author of two books: On Your Own Two Feet: Steady Steps to Women's Financial Independence and On Your Own Two Feet, Divorce: Your Survive and Thrive Financial Guide. Profits from the books' sales are donated to charities supporting disadvantaged