Do you have it backwards?

Most people do their own taxes and hire a financial advisor to make their investment decisions. As a result they are often given poor financial advice and miss out on a lot of tax benefits.

Financially savvy women do it the other way around: They hire a professional to do their taxes and make their own financial decisions. They retain control of their finances and leave the intricacies of tax filings to people who are trained for the job.

Which category do you fall into?

Original publish date: March 29, 2011