It’s not a new phenomenon that most American women work full-time outside the home. The number of women business owners and CEOs is ever climbing, albeit slowly. However, many of boomer clients and their senior parents still have so-called “old fashioned” marriages where the husband handles all of the family’s money issues.
Losing a spouse can be the most emotionally difficult time in a person’s life. This can be especially true for a new widow whose involvement in finances goes as far as her checking and savings accounts and little further.