Women Athletes

The financial vulnerability of female athletes and the difficulties of creating a financial identity

Numerous articles on our blog have gone into great detail about the extremely unique nature of the athletic profession. Athletes make significant sums of money but only within the confines of a short time period, typically 10 to 15 years, and their income is highly volatile and dependent on their performance and physical health. As data suggests, athletes are very prone to financial trouble, with many ending up broke just years after the end of their athletic careers.