It’s a perennial problem – the lack of women in the world of money. Half of the world’s population is female, yet males are the dominant gender in finance. Female investors, wherefore art thou?

A few weekends ago, I was manning the DrWealth booth at a personal finance and investment seminar. The event was attended by a few hundred everyday investors and it was a quite a treat talking to these folks, introducing them to our platform and asking for their opinions and feedback. While most of my conversations with the seminar-goers revolved around personal finance, I had an insightful chat with a fellow investment enthusiast regarding an issue that I feel is unfortunately understated in Singapore’s money circles – the dismal number of female investors in the community.

It’s a problem that isn’t just exclusive to our little red dot. All around the developed world, more and more …