Women need encouragement to become advisers, experts say

Women need encouragement to become advisers, experts say Financial-advisory firms still face difficulty in making the profession appeal to women, many of whom hold misconceptions about what the profession is all about, experts say. “A lot of women think it’s so math-related that you have to practically be a scientist to get into it,” says Marilyn Dimitroff of Planning Alternatives. “The focus of it is actually much more behavior than math.” InvestmentNews (free registration) (5/6)