HER Money Matters

At Barry Investment Advisors, we believe that education and financial empowerment are the building blocks of financial independence. With this belief at heart, we formed HER Money Matters — a community focused on providing help, education, and resources to women investors.

Strategies for Finding Long-Term Care

July 19, 2022

What is long-term care insurance and why is it so important for women? This article explains why...

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Finding Balance in Work and Life

July 19, 2022

How do you achieve balance in your life? For many people, it's challenging to find enough energy to...

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Navigating The Loss Of A Spouse

July 19, 2022

Dealing with grief is never easy, especially when it's the result of losing a spouse. This article...

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Tools For Protecting The Ones You Love

July 14, 2022

Insurance can be a powerful tool for protecting your wealth and your family's quality of life. But...

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Tips For Helping Aging Relatives

May 27, 2022

At some point, most of us will help support relatives as they grow older. And whether it's a...

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Social Security And The "Motherhood Penalty"

May 26, 2022

The more you pay in to Social Security, the greater the Social Security benefit you receive during...

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7 Important Things To Know About Money

May 23, 2022

There's a lot to "know" about money, and the topic areas can be wide-ranging, covering everything...

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How To Make Gifts A Learning Opportunity

May 20, 2022

Throughout your life, you will likely give your children monetary gifts. Some of these may be...

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10 Budgeting Tips That Matter

May 17, 2022

Wealth management can feel like a complex process, and at times, it is. However, it all comes down...

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Plan Now, To Avoid Challenges Later

May 13, 2022

We all know that women tend to live longer than men. While this longevity has many benefits, it...

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Navigating The Holidays After A Divorce

May 10, 2022

While it's always great to see friends and family, the holiday season can also bring about its own...

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How Taxes Make The Death of a Spouse Even More Difficult

March 17, 2022

Few things are more emotionally challenging than the death of a spouse—and if that spouse was...

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Women Are Better Investors—Even Though They Invest Less

March 17, 2022

According to a report from Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap, women in America have far fewer assets...

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What Millennial Daughters Can Teach Moms About Business

March 17, 2022

The way we do business is constantly evolving. Gone are the days of phone calls and drop-bys; in...

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How COVID-19 Improved Our Relationships

March 17, 2022

With social distancing, isolation, and lockdowns, the COVID-19 pandemic seemed like it could be a...

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Today is National Wear Red Day!

February 4, 2022

Each year, the American Heart Association hosts National Wear Red Day®. The day aims to raise...

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Teaching Young Adults About Finances? There’s An App For That.

November 9, 2021

According to studies by the U.S. Financial Literacy and Education Commission, nearly half of young...

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Women Investors Consistently Outperform Men. Here's Why.

November 9, 2021

In recent years, we have seen an increased focus on financial and investing education for women....

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Five Major Misconceptions About Women and Investing

November 9, 2021

You've probably heard or felt the stereotypes before: women are not confident investors, women are...

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Losing a Spouse: How to Manage Inherited IRAs

November 9, 2021

Inheriting a spousal IRA provides unique tax benefits available to the surviving spouse, and there...

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Tips for Teaching Kids Solid Money Habits

November 9, 2021

Teaching your children or grandchildren about money can be challenging. Where do you start, what...

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How to Navigate the Financial Uncertainty of Divorce

November 9, 2021

There are a lot of financial and emotional considerations to keep in mind when navigating a...

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Women & Investing: Finding A Good Starting Point

September 20, 2021

Are you interested in learning more about markets and investing? The great news is: it's never been...

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“Zoom Fatigue” Is Real — Here's What You Can Do

September 20, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic forced a big shift in the way we work and communicate with our colleagues....

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Three Tips for Women Who Want To Manage Their Finances

September 20, 2021

The gender gap in investing has narrowed in recent years, but women are still more likely to save...

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How to Financially Plan for Your Future

September 20, 2021

Traditionally, women have been the caretakers of both the older and younger generations of their...

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Financial Lessons From Divorce

September 20, 2021

The surprise divorce announcement from Bill and Melinda Gates came as a shock to many people, but...

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