Claudia Buck

May 11, 2014 12:00 AM

Claudia Buck: Where are all the women? Financial planners aim to entice more women into a male-dominated industry

Moms: Do you want your daughters to grow up to be CFPs? Alarmed by the lack of women in the certified financial planner profession, the national board is asking why so few women – only 23 percent of the country’s 69,500 licensed CFPs – are attracted to the male-dominated industry. Locally, a new CSUS major and women financial planners hope to recruit more college graduates and career-changing women into the field.

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Claudia Buck is the Personal Finance columnist and business editor at The Sacramento Bee. She's worked at The Bee since 2005. Amid the financial turmoil of the recent recession, she became the personal finance writer, helping readers cope with some of the confusing, daunting and perplexing aspects of managing our financial lives. She serves on the journalism advisory board of her alma mater, Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. Reach her at or 916-321-1968. Twitter: @Claudia_Buck.

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