Nine Things Women Should Know Before Going Solo

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Over the course of my career, I have dealt with ageism, gender discrimination and toxic business environments.

You name it. I’ve seen it.

As a woman, I know that my experience is all too common. In our male-dominated industry, we lack equal pay and treatment from our male superiors and peers, mentorship, and opportunities for growth.

My personal experience led me to launch my own financial planning practice, WealthChoice, in 2016. Running my own firm my own way has been one of the greatest challenges, but also has provided the greatest rewards. Equita's member firms and I are proof that with a little faith and a lot of hard work, running your own wealth management practice as a female solo advisor can be done!

The best way to learn is by doing, but there are some things I wish I had known prior to venturing out on my own.