New York (May 15, 2002) -- Women today are more knowledgeable and confident about investing than ever, according to the latest Money magazine/OppenheimerFunds survey.

Compared to a decade ago, more women are involved in their families' investment decision-making and retirement planning, according to the survey, which appears in the June issue of Money magazine. The study also revealed that women are less likely to take investment risks than their male counterparts and more likely to keep private accounts than men.

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