One day, my mom asked me to go to her financial planner to talk about retirement. She didn’t actually need my help; she just needed support to feel confident in the conversation. She needed a wingwoman.
There is a huge wealth gap for women – we earn less, we live longer, we are more likely to support dependents, and have less in the bank. But why? In many studies, women outperform men as investors and savers. Personal finance is not rocket science.
Perhaps, you just don’t feel like money talk is for you. Perhaps, it’s intimidating to figure out alone. Perhaps the “experts” are gross. Perhaps, you have a million things to do.
Perhaps, you just need a wingwoman.
OUR VALUES AT ASKFLOSSIE
We put women first in every aspect of our business, whether it’s developing our product or choosing who we partner with.
Women from historically underserved groups are never an afterthought.
We are better together. Our business amplifies female voices and power to drive change at scale.
We are accountable for our words, actions and decisions, and radically transparent in our business.
We build and support proven, safe and verifiable options for increasing financial stability.
WHAT IS ASKFLOSSIE?
WHAT TYPES OF MONEY ISSUES DO YOU HELP WITH?
WILL YOU TRY TO SELL ME FINANCIAL PRODUCTS OR MANAGE MY MONEY?
WHO IS FLOSSIE?
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OUR FOUNDER, CLAIRE HUNSAKER
Claire is a personal finance expert, businesswoman with 25 years of experience, and the founder of AskFlossie. She is a Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC) with an MBA from Stanford, and has completed and passed all education and testing for the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) accreditation. She presents frequently and loves talking money. Claire is a wife, mom, feminist and ambitious knitter.
AskFlossie is not a person, it’s a Community with a Mission.
AskFlossie is a mission-driven for-profit business. To that end, we are committed to a path to BCorp certification as we grow the business.
Certified B Corporations meet the highest standards of social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose.
Along with other businesses in the B Corp community, AskFlossie works to reduce inequality, lower levels of poverty, strengthen communities, and create high quality jobs with dignity and purpose.
OUR INSPIRATION - FLOSSIE HUNSAKER
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