Oaken Update – August, 2019

Why more women should be planning their own financial future

Women risk their financial health when they leave long-term financial decisions to their spouse.


A study from Swiss bank UBS shows that many women still leave long-term financial planning to their partner. In this Oaken Blog feature, personal finance expert Rubina Ahmed-Haq discussed why women need to do more to plan for their future. Read more here.

Talking money with your Gen Z kids

Generation Z will soon outnumber Millennials and Baby Boomers


Look out Millennials – here comes Generation Z! Our recent Oaken Blog post had tips on how to talk money with your Gen Z children. Read more here.

The “Pink Tax” can cost women thousands each year

The Pink Tax causes women to pay more than men for some products


The practise of charging women more than men for similar products is known as a “Pink Tax”. Rubina Ahmed-Haq provided an update on efforts to put an end to this convention. Read more here.

Patricia and Ian on saving strategies and retirement

Watch this video to learn how Patricia and Ian finally became successful savers and how they are now enjoying retirement.


In this Saversodes video, Patrician and Ian explained how after years of struggling to save, they were able to get their savings on track, and are now enjoying their retirement. Read more here.

Further reading


Summer, we hardly knew you! Fall into fall with these short, crisp reads that are a great prelude to the short, crisp days…


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