Episode 5

5. Men or Women: Who Controls the Money? with Dr. Barbara Provost

Dr. Barbara Provost, EdD, MS Ed, MBM, is the founder of Purse Strings, and she’s going to help us answer a question that comes up a lot in relationships: who controls the money?

Discussion Topics

  • "Money Matters: When Married Couples Clash, Advisors Try To Restore Some Peace"
  • How COVID-19 has affect couples
  • The benefits of a finances “date night”
  • Trying to take emotion out of the financial conversation
  • Women and Retirement Savings
  • Women live longer than men on average, and more end up living in poverty during retirement as a result — but some of that’s avoidable with better planning
  • 90-95% of household financial decisions are made by women
  • The insurance and financial industry is the least sympathetic to women and there’s a huge trust deficit there
  • Women are the most powerful market on the planet
  • Aligning your goals and values around money
  • Interviewing your financial professionals before you work with them
  • How Purse Strings empowers women to be financially fearless
  • How do you financially prepare for someone passing away?


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About Beau Henderson:

Beau Henderson is a retirement consultant, money and business coach, best-selling author, radio host, and Founder of RichLife Advisors. He has helped over 3,000 clients to not just improve their relationship with money, but to live their unique definition of a fulfilled life with purpose. RichLife Advisors helps clients across the United States approaching retirement with a strategy to:

  • Save more money
  • Pay less in taxes
  • Properly address the 12 components of creating a successful retirement
  • Protect the people and things that they care about the most
  • Live their unique definition of a RichLife in retirement



The Retirement Resource is produced by Crate Media.

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