Confidant woman of color In a recent survey, many women of color said that establishing a long-term financial plan would be one of their top three ways to help them achieve their goals. And one of those goals is to launch a business. (Photo: Getty)

Women of color would choose to open a business if they weren’t faced with financial obstacles—and they’re more likely than the general population of women to say so.

That’s according to a Northwestern Mutual study that sought to better understand women’s financial confidence, how they define it and which factors contribute to it.

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Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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