Do Women Have Unique Retirement Needs?
Questions women must ask about their retirement.
According to the Department of Labor, on average, a female retiring at age 65 can expect to live another 20 years, 3 years longer than a man retiring at the same age.1 Planning and saving for retirement should be considered early and specific to your situation.
Statistics tell us that women have unique retirement needs. Whether you are 20 years old or 70 years old, the fact remains that time will continue to lapse. And while there is certainly room in a person’s physical life for rest and relaxation, there is simply no room for complacency in a women’s financial life.
Naturally, I wouldn’t have introduced such an important topic without offering an equally powerful solution— education! That’s right; like many aspects of our daily lives, long-term financial protection begins with education. And that’s exactly where I can help. Therefore, I have enclosed Eight Important Questions Women Must Ask About Retirement from the U.S. Department of Labor.