Barbara Stewart

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Barbara Stewart, CFA is one of the world’s leading researchers on women and finance. Barbara is an advocate for women, for diversity, and for financial education, both in public and as a consultant using her proprietary research skills to help large global financial institutions seeking to transform themselves. Barbara is a frequent interview guest on TV, radio and print, both financial and general interest, as well as a former columnist both in print and online for Postmedia newspapers in Canada. Barbara is a contributor to the CFA Institute’s Enterprising Investor website. For more information about Barbara’s research, please see www.barbarastewart.ca.

What’s the Big Idea? How Women are Shaping the World

What is the best idea you have ever had? How did you invest in your idea? What happened? In 2018, I asked 55 women these...

Why You Shouldn’t Fall in Love with a Stock

When we are obsessed with a person, an idea, or a thing we don’t make rational decisions. It’s human nature. The role of the investment...

How Financial Resolutions Can Shape Your Life

I will always remember my first financial resolution. I was 23 years old and I had bravely moved from Ottawa to Toronto for a...

The Biggest Trend in Social Investments: Women!

Women around the world are investing, or are willing to invest, at least some portion of their assets and resources into social investments. My...

5 Different Women = 5 Different Investing Styles

Thanks to Warren Buffett, “value investing” is likely the best known investment style. Other common investment styles include: growth, momentum, small-cap, and cyclical. Style, even...

Do Women Invest Differently Than Men?

Although many studies have attempted to answer this question, I have come across no conclusive evidence that the genders invest differently, at least in...

Bonded—Getting a Fix on “Fixed Income”

Most investors believe that owning bonds— also called fixed income securities, bond funds or exchange traded funds/ETFs—always de-risks an investment portfolio. But this is...

What’s Your Spending Style?

We make spending decisions every day. Should I buy the dress? Where should we go for dinner? Where should we take our vacation? I’ve been...

Invest in the Best: Wine, Jewels, Art, Land, and Music

Should the average investor consider investing in some of the less traditional asset classes? Sure! Regardless of the prevailing interest rate environment, it almost...