End Game

The vast majority of women are eager to learn about financial planning, but often don't take the reins when it comes to financial planning, Kiley Kunkler, vice president, Supply Chain Finance Division, Wells Fargo Capital Finance, said.

In a presentation at the Women of the Channel Leadership Summit in New York City, Kunkler said 92 percent of women say they want to learn more about financial planning. However, she said 80 percent admit to refraining from financial conversations, something Kunkler cited often to a lack of confidence in their financial capabilities.

However, Kunkler said studies have also shown that when women take a more active role in their finances and investment decisions, then often see better returns on their investments. Here are five tips she gave for getting started.