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Men and women face different challenges when it comes to earning, saving and investing. Here are 13 strategies men can follow to overcome the gender obstacles to financial success.

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Investing: Set some limits
Investing: Set some limits
It's not just tough times that spur men to action. Studies show that men trade up to 45% more than women in all kinds of markets -- and suffer higher transaction costs and lower returns as a result. Put the brakes on with self-imposed rules about how often you can buy and sell in a given period -- say, no more than once a quarter; rebalancing just once or twice a year would be even better.


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