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Finance 4 Women hit the road

Finance 4 Women, the all female Millfield Associate Partnertship firm, has announced a new campaign aimed at school leavers in the South East.

The series of roadshows aims to improve the understanding of financial planning among young women, including: managing debt, budget planning and student loans.

Finance 4 Women co-founder Karen Ritchie says: “We are trying to increase awareness among young women by targetting groups that could benefit, but ae often ignored by traditional IFAs, who do not view them as financially viable.”

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