This week, it’s all about managing returns—financially and socially. Here are this week’s top reads for women and money from around the web.

Editor’s picks of the week

  1. Are female investors the key to building a more sustainable world?
  2. As more we become more involved in creating businesses and in investing, women are discovering the “empowerment of money”: allocating their capital to generate good financial returns—and good in the world.
  3. Canadians would be willing to pay more into the pension plan in order to have a more predictable income in retirement. 
  4. In Canada, women need to save approximately 26% more than men to fund a similar lifestyle in retirement. 
  5. Think pink: Women pay an average of 7% more than men for comparable products and services. The “pink tax” is real.
  6. Trying to decide what to renovate before selling the home? This luxury real estate agent knows best.