A PureWow Quiz

Quiz: What's Your Next Money Move?

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From the pink tax (the extra money women pay for products marketed to them) to invisible labor (cooking, cleaning and child-rearing that often go unrecognized and unpaid) to lifelong caregiving, it's a fact: Women have different challenges to navigate when it comes to their financials. But that doesn't mean we can't all take steps to prepare—and strengthen our self-reliance in the process.

Here, six questions to determine your money mindset so you can defeat financial challenges that have an outsized affect on women. Plus, why Fidelity’s Women Talk Money community is one of the best resources to help you with every step of the way.


Be honest: What’s your biggest money goal?

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Buy a home

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Travel more

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Build up savings

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Pay off debt

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Carve out money to invest

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Save for early retirement


Do you have student debt?

Yes, but paying it off

Thankfully, no


If you have debt…how does it make you feel?

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Overwhelmed...I could use a better game plan for it

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Managing to keep up

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Feeling good—debt free right now!


Uh oh, you have an unexpected expense. You:

Pull from my savings and/or emergency fund...that's what it's for

Add it to the pile of bills

I may need to use credit

Is “phone a friend” an option here?


Congrats! A big raise from work! You immediately:

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Plan a trip

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Pay down my debt

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Sock it away in savings

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Invest it

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Splurge on something for myself

There are no raises in my field


What’s your proudest money moment?

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When I negotiated a career move that improved my quality of life

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When I finally paid off my debt

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When I bought my first home

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When I paid for college

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When I helped a family member

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When I started investing

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Roberta Fiorito

Senior Editor, Branded Content + Cohost, Royally Obsessed Podcast

In her 8 years at Gallery Media Group, Roberta has written about fashion, beauty, news, trends and the royal family. She is currently Senior Editor of Branded Content at...
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