Type of Content: News
Subtype: Website Post
Resource Title: Opinion: How Can Women do a Better Job Preparing for Retirement?
Publication Title: Market Watch
Publish Date: February 26, 2020
“The takeaway: It’s not an easy skate for most women, me included, to stash away enough retirement savings to cover potential living expenses for our last decades. A recap of the challenges women face: There’s the pay gap between women and men, the cost of time out of the workforce for caregiving, and the often-devastating financial reality of a divorce at midlife. And of course, there’s the fact that so often women are contract workers like me with no employer retirement plan. They may also work part-time, or are employed by a small business that doesn’t offer an employee retirement plan. Finally, we tend to live longer lives than our male counterparts, so we have extra years of living to fund.”
Resource URL: https://on.mktw.net/2w9YDbN