wealth http://aspenpublicradio.org en Money Savvy Women http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/money-savvy-women <p>Women control just over one half of all wealth in the United States. By the end of this decade it projected women will control two thirds of this country’s wealth.&nbsp; This shift will likely reshape the financial industry as women increasingly seek financial advisors who understand their attitudes toward money.&nbsp; Men and women see money differently. Aspen Public Radio's Roger Adams explains.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Men will be more about making a rate of return; women are more on the relationship side.”</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Danielle Howard has spent 21 years in the financial industry and now owns Wealth By Design, a small financial firm in Basalt.&nbsp; She is one of a growing number of money advisors who are focusing on women clients and recognizing how women approach the subjects of investment, income and financial security.</span></p><p></p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:27:21 +0000 Roger Adams 14488 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Money Savvy Women Colleges Across the Country Using the Book "Slums of Aspen" http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/colleges-across-country-using-book-slums-aspen <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A book that looks at environmental crises, immigration and social inequality in the Roaring Fork Valley is being taught in college classrooms across the country. </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Slums of Aspen</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was published by New York University Press in 2011. Now instructors of environmental sociology are using it at schools from Los Angeles to Boston. Aspen Public Radio’s Marci </span>Krivonen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> reports.</span></p><p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:53:51 +0000 Marci Krivonen 10539 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Colleges Across the Country Using the Book "Slums of Aspen"