There are some critical considerations women need to make before giving their two-weeks notice so they can start their own businesses. Krawcheck spent nearly 30 years on Wall Street, holding high-level positions including CEO of sell-side research firm Sanford Bernstein, CEO of Smith Barney, CFO of Citigroup, and president of global wealth and investment management at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Ajayi, who wrote as a hobby, became a full-time blogger after being laid off from her marketing job.
Young women looking to build their dream careers need to go into the process with a plan. You have to pursue your dream career strategically and with intention,” says Sallie Krawcheck, the CEO of women-led digital investing platform Ellevest on a new episode of MAKERS Money.
The retirement savings crisis is more severe for women since they face a gender-pay gap and will likely live longer.