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Manage your money like a man

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: Isolate your mad money
Investing: Isolate your mad money
Bill Schultheis, a wealth manager in Kirkland, Wash., encourages his male clients to set up a separate account where they can play with up to 5% of their equity stake.

"It fulfills that desire to make a killing on a tip from a friend or broker," Schultheis says, "and helps them stay disciplined when it comes to their core investments."

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Last updated November 05 2010: 9:00 AM ET
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