Authors of Financial Books for Women
Zoe M. Hicks
Author of The Women’s Estate Planning Guide
- What led you to write this book?
To help women insure that they, their husbands, their children, and their charities would receive an intact, thoughtfully planned inheritance, and to deal with issues affecting protection of assets for women.
- What do you feel to be the biggest challenge facing women today when handling their finances?
The myriad of investment options available and the lack of proper planning.
- How has the atmosphere changed for women investors in the last 10 years?
Women have more control over their finances, are more knowledgeable and have more people seeking their business.
- How will the atmosphere change for women investors in the next 10 years?
Even more of #3.
- Where did you start your career and how did it lead you to where you are today?
I started in a large law firm and got interested in working with families to assist them in protecting their assets and their descendants.
- How much money do you need to start investing?
If a woman has a $1.00, she should give 10 cents, save and invest 10 cents, and spend the rest!
- How should a woman get started investing with no investment experience?
Read the paper; read financial magazines; join an investment club; attend seminars, visit brokerage firm websites.
- If a woman has debt, at what point should she become an investor?
After the debt (with the exception of the home mortgage) is paid.
- Have you published any other books before this one? If so, what are they?
I’ve published many articles, but this is my first book.
- What are your future book writing plans?
I’ll probably write in the inspirational area next time around.