The gender investment gap: why do women fall behind on money matters?

Many women feel locked out of the investment game due to stereotyping and historical factors. Could that be about to change?

Marah Curtin, director of client engagement at Davy Pic: Fergal Phillips

Mary Doherty knew early on in her career that she wanted to be happy and financially secure in retirement.

“I didn't want to give up a large part of my adult life to my work, which I basically have done, and then in the future not get the benefits of that,” said the founder of Red Dog, one of Ireland’s most successful design and branding agencies.

Doherty started investing in 1993, and soon came across ...