We’re the Money Experts you wish you’d met 10 years ago. Experts in building wealth and portfolios in property investing and the share market.
Welcome! We’re so glad you’re here with us!
Because you’re found us, we know that you’re a woman committed to your future. You’re a woman who wants to LIVE a life that makes her heart sing right now! To enjoy life - without the stress of money.
Breaking through. From slave to money to money master
For many years we’ve seen how women’s relationships with money are shrouded with embarrassment, guilt and shame.
And we’ve also witnessed the enormous breakthroughs when women learn about money, manage it well and grow it.
We’ve seen what happens when women shift from feeling like a slave to money to being able to dance with it. Be the master of their money. It’s so uplifting!
This is EXACTLY what we WANT FOR YOU!
This is what we’ve been hearing from women for over 20 years…
“I wish I had more money to do more of what I love. But I struggle to find it.” “Other women seem to have it all – the perfect family, the beautiful house, the gorgeous car, amazing holidays.. but not me. How does she manage that, and I can’t?”
“How do I could make my hard-earned money work for me?”
The whole idea of “fiscal education and financial literacy” seems so overwhelming or boring or all a bit too hard …. (in fact, that last line put US to sleep as we wrote it. True story.)
This is why we started the Womens Money Forum.
We saw so many women - just like you - asking exactly the same questions. We want to give you some answers. How you can move forward. Answers from our combined 50 + years experience in financial advisory roles.
In plain English. Acronyms? None. Jargon. We hate it. Patronising woman-friendly guides? Pleeeease..
A pathway that intuitively makes sense
SOOooo… come and join us. Be a part of the Women’s Money Forum community. We’re here to support you and other women get money smart.
You’ll meet other women at the Womens Money Forum who share your dream and our vision. Women who want to learn how to be financially empowered to live life as we want to - today and tomorrow - because we CAN afford it.
We’ve walked in your shoes
Both of us made our money our way. We started from the ground up as very young women. When Fran Hughes was only 14 years old she started paying her school fees and managing the family budget. De Carter was in her mid 20’s when she divorced her man instead of paying off his former wife’s debt!
We started with very little. Our life circumstances prompted us to learn about money management and investment, as well as healthy money thinking.
Now we’re on a mission to help empower every woman and girl to do the same. Manage money well so you can design your life, your way.
Info hub + cheer squad + tough love
At Womens Money Forum we show you exactly how to get clarity on your money dreams and what steps to take to make that happen, how to build a portfolio and a lot more. (Courses) AND we care enough to boot you in the patootie (when you don't think money-straight).
We’ll show you how to design your finances to have wealth for today AND tomorrow.
Live without stress, be financially empowered at the Womens Money Forum
The Real Story about Women and Money
Research shows that women’s attitudes get in the way of managing money. This is the real story about women and money. From what we’ve seen in 50 years of working in this field we’ve made it our mission to EMPOWER WOMEN by supporting them to develop financial intelligence.
Deanne Carter, Investment Mentor and Co-founder Womens Money Forum
After De’s ‘knight on a white horse’ dream imploded in divorce in her mid 20s, De became hungry to attain financial independence. Fast forward 20 years, she’s a master of property investment, and has coached hundreds in building their own portfolio. Her quest is to inspire women to wake up, take charge of their money and be financially free.
Fran Hughes, Trusted Advisor and Co-founder Womens Money Forum
Fran came from a financially stretched large family who emigrated to Australia when she was young. She paid her way through school by funding her own private school fees, after the family business failed. Fran is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER, CFP® with over 30 years experience. Awarded Female Advisor of the Year (2012) and was nominated Female Excellence in Advice in 2016 for her mission is to see every woman financially confident.
Deanne Carter and Fran Hughes – Accomplished Speakers
De and Fran are regulars on the speaking circuit. Passionate about building women’s financial intelligence, they’re entertaining, informative – but most of all, empowering!