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Women’s Resources

While men and women often share the same financial goals, that’s not always the whole story. If you’ve ever left the workforce to raise a family, cared for a sick or aging family member or suddenly found yourself single following a divorce or the death of a spouse, you know how a life event people experience every day can have a profound – and often disproportionate – impact on your financial health. The topics shared here are intended to serve as a resource – so you have the information and insight you need to make smart, informed decisions about your financial future. 

Not Just <em>His</em>tory.

Not Just History.

Our Story is Your Story.

At Baird, we're proud of our more than 100 year history - and we know it has been shaped by the women who helped make it.

HER View from Here: Career Insights From Women in Financial Services

HER View from Here: Career Insights From Women in Financial Services

Mary Ellen Stanek, President of Baird Funds and Chief Investment Officer for Baird Advisors talks to other successful women at Baird about their careers and the passion that drive them.

How to Organize Your Financial Life

How to Organize Your Financial Life

Keeping your financial documents organized might feel like a chore but it can be a lifesaver in an emergency. Here’s how to organize your financial life in the event you may need your loved one's help.

Wealth and the Single Parent&#160;

Wealth and the Single Parent 

Making smart financial choices while raising kids on your own can require additional planning and discipline.

What Women Need to Know About Social Security

What Women Need to Know About Social Security

Generally speaking financial planning decisions are typically the same for women and men; however the Social Security benefits decision is one women should pay extra attention to.

Is It Time To Have "the Talk" With Your Parents?

Is It Time To Have "the Talk" With Your Parents?

It can be tough to talk with aging or ailing parents about their financial future. We offer some guidance on how you can break the ice, handle the paperwork and create a formal plan that meets your parents' wishes.