Women: Take control of your retirement

Why It Matters:

  • Women can face unique challenges when preparing for retirement.
  • Paying off debt is the No. 1 financial priority for a majority of women in the workforce.
  • The nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® offers ways women can seek solutions to these obstacles.
  • Taking care of long-term health is a key factor in remaining in the workforce and continuing to put money aside for retirement.

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May 22, 2018

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Even though women might face more challenges than men on the road to retirement, there are plenty of ways to fortify their retirement strategy.

Nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies (TCRS) surveyed Americans on how ready they are for retirement. Based on the findings, we identified key challenges women face and suggestions to shore up their map for the road ahead.

Check out this infographic to get inspired solutions, ways to be proactive, and how to safeguard financial and physical well-being for your retirement.

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Sources: “Here and Now: How Women Can Take Control of Their Retirement,” nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, 2018

“The Gender Wage Gap: 2016: Earnings Differences by Gender, Race, and Ethnicity,” The Institute for Women’s Policy Research, 2017

Things to Consider:

  • Now is the time to start learning about investments and how retirement plans and Social Security work.
  • Staying healthy and brushing up on professional skills may help women remain competitive in the workforce beyond age 65.
  • A financial professional may be able to help.

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