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Women: Take Control of Your Money

This post by Jill Schlesinger originally appeared on CBS'

On my very first outing on the Staten island Ferry, I met this lovely women who candidly said she really doesn't know what's going on in her financial life. It took only a a few moments before we were pinky-swearing that she would investigate where her money is invested, rather than leave all of the details solely to her husband. 

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Jill Schlesinger is the Editor-at-Large for CBS Prior to the launch of MoneyWatch, she was the Chief Investment Officer for an independent investment advisory firm. In her infancy, she was an options trader on the Commodities Exchange of New York.