I can’t believe I have to say this 21 years into the 21st Century, but here goes: Women must take responsibility for their financial security. I am not talking about what you earn, or who earns more. I am not suggesting a partner or spouse needs to hand over all the reins.
After surviving a car crash in January 1998 that left me with an 80% brain disability, we defeated the limiting diagnoses of various Doctors and made a full recovery. While recovering, we read for a Law degree and then a Postgraduate Diploma in Investments, Insurance and Tax.