When I ask divorced women what they would say to their former married selves about their finances is “get to know your money”. The most regrettable thing that most divorcing women tell me isn’t that they regret getting married, it’s that they never learned about their household finances. They simply let their spouse take control and trusted all would be okay. The same holds true for many widows. Learning about your finances should be a priority for everyone at every age or life stage. Let’s get started!