Women and money mix very well indeed: we like earning it, we love having it and we delight in spending it. But one thing we are notoriously bad at is doubling it. While men have happily traded on the stock market for decades, investing in order to reap rewards, many women remain averse to any kind of investment or risk taking, be it high-return pensions, bonds, contemporary art or gold. To help you take your first step into the world of investment, here's some inspiration and ideas - whatever your budget.
Words: Marianne Curphey