According to financial advisor Suze Orman, women know they shouldn’t let a friend borrow money, or be the co-signer on a big purchase, but they do. And when the borrower defaults, they lose. Mistake number 2: Women let partners pay the bills. Michael Smith, the president of Avidian Wealth Management in Houston says too often women let their partners balance the checkbook and pay the bills. If you are unable to follow the link, please click here for a PDF Version.