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Why Secure Your Freedom?

  • Because 47% of women over the age of 50 are single and financially responsible for themselves
  • Because women are out of the workforce for an average of 14,7 years
  • Because women’s retirement benefits are about one quarter of those of men.  Their income is also lower.
  • Because women are expected to live an average of 7 to 10 years longer than men.  If you are married and a Baby Boomer, then you can expect to outlive your spouse by 15 to 20 years.
  • Because of the elderly living in poverty, three out of four are women
  • Because seven out of ten women will live in poverty sometime during their life
  • Because you have to get up at a certain time
  • Because you have to spend 8+ hours somewhere that is not your first choice
  • Because you have to live in a certain location, often far away from family
  • Because you don’t control your responsibilities or how a huge chunk of your time is spent
  • Because you need permission to take a vacation, and the time is limited
  • Because you are told how much you will earn and how big your raises will be
  • Because you are being surpassed by people that are less talented than you
  • Because your average co-workers earn about the same amount
  • Because you are “evaluated” like a child, and disrespected for minor slip ups
  • Because you stopped learning at a satisfying rate a long time ago
  • Because your value diminishes as you get older, even as you get wiser
  • Because if you get laid off, you face age discrimination
  • Because you are a slave to your paycheck and the debt you have accumulated
  • Because there is almost nothing left at the end of the month with no hope of it ever really increasing
  • Because you have more debt than liquid assets, and you could lose your home if either of you loses your job
  • Because you need to find another job in the same location, which severely limits your options
  • Because job security is an illusion in today’s world
  • Because the second their revenue drops, they will slash one of their biggest expenses (You)
  • Because if the economy is weak, there may be no openings anywhere else
  • Because two people have to have a job these days to raise a family and make ends meet
  • Because if you are a woman, that means that you have to work and you probably also carry the primary responsibility for cooking, cleaning, and caring for the children.
  • Because you are paid less than your male counterparts for the same work and are not given the same opportunities
  • Because your CEO earns 100 times what you earn, but you work almost as hard to make him look good
  • Because if you outlive your retirement savings, you are out of luck
  • Because the government is nearly broke, and the Baby Boomers are retiring in droves
  • Because if investors refuse to lend them money in ever increasing amounts for almost no interest, you are out of luck.  
  • Because they are simply postponing the day of reckoning, and it will happen at the worst possible time.  
  • Because if the stock bubble bursts for the third time in this short century, even your modest savings goes up in smoke
  • Because automation and outsourcing are ravaging the working class
  • Because you and your friends and family are losing your high paying jobs and having to settle for lower paying ones
  • Because your children are worse off than their parents, and they have to carry a heavier load because of the aging population… even as the middle class gets squeezed and they try to raise their own family.
  • Because you want to make it easier for them instead of harder
  • Because your parents may run out of money or healt