We"re more independent than ever – yet STILL rely on men to sort out our finances…

We"re more independent than ever – yet STILL rely on men to sort out our finances…

Why are women so hopeless with money
We”re more independent than ever – yet STILL rely on men to sort out our finances. And the consequences could be dire

9:09 AM on 8th August 2011

Save now or pay later: Only 47 per cent of women are saving enough for retirement, compared with 59 per cent of men, according to a recent survey

Save now or pay later: Only 47 per cent of women are saving enough for retirement, compared with 59 per cent of men, according to a recent survey

Costly: Sarah Jessica Parker

Costly: Sarah Jessica Parker”s character Carrie in Sex and the City was stunned when she realised how much she”d spent on shoes

Spend, spend, spend: Too many women are not considering their financial futures (posed by model)

Spend, spend, spend: Too many women are not considering their financial futures (posed by model)

Dependent: Women are relying on men to sort out their finances when they should be taking control themselves (posed by models)

Dependent: Women are relying on men to sort out their finances when they should be taking control themselves (posed by models)