Despite a growing number of women taking on breadwinner roles in society, financial advice often remains a neglected issue.
Speaking to 702's Azania Mosaka, financial journalist Maya Fischer-French says that salary disparities between men and women is a factor allowing this trend to persist.
However, she highlighted the importance of women taking initiative for their wealth planning by employing the services of separate financial adviser from their husbands or partners.
What's important is that you get good advice and start building assets once you start building a family.— Maya Fischer-French, financial journalist
She said women need to choose financial advisers that suit their needs at different stages of their lives.
Listen to the conversation below: