The 6 Financial Numbers Every Woman Should Know
You see your doctor at least once a year, take your car to the mechanic, set a reminder to spring-clean the house. So why not give your financial health the same annual attention? “Digging through your numbers isn’t an exercise in judgment—it’s a way to make sure there are no surprises and to set intentions for the future,” says Manisha Thakor, founder of MoneyZen Financial Education in Portland, Oregon, and coauthor of Get Financially Naked. Here’s how to assess your financial situation so you’ll be able to see which areas are going strong—and which might need some TLC.