Thankfully, at a national level women ministers are on the case. On a personal level there has never been a more important time for women to shore up their financial defences.
Sheconomics has lots of sound advice on this front. Here are just three tips:
• Build up an emergency cushion to cover 3-6 months expenses then you won’t have to go into debt if you lose your job
• Boost your portfolio of skills and training now so you’re able to compete in the job market
• If the worst happens, negotiate payment breaks with lenders until you’re back on your feet.
It's a tough time ahead for women but the most Sheconomic ones will be the winners in the end!