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More Women Take Retirement-Plan Reins

More Women Take Retirement-Plan Reins

More than 90 percent of women recently surveyed agreed that in today's world, women need to be significantly more involved in financial planning than in the past, with the highest response (96%) coming from divorced women. Sixty-seven percent of women surveyed said that becoming more knowledgeable and involved in managing their finances has [...]

Half of All Women Lack a Retirement Strategy

Half of All Women Lack a Retirement Strategy

An endless stream of studies and surveys all show women are less prepared for retirement than men. The typical story line: "Women aren't interested in managing money, and they're not good at it. They're more interested in other things - family, friends, children."  The real problem can be found elsewhere - in the sobering data about the economic [...]

Nature or Nurture? Why Women Don’t Save for Retirement

Nature or Nurture? Why Women Don’t Save for Retirement

Women are more confident about their retirement prospects this year, with almost two thirds of affluent women considering themselves confident or somewhat confident about being comfortable in retirement. The bad news, said Suzanna de Baca, vice president of wealth strategies at Ameriprise, is that women "shouldn't be feeling this good." In the [...]