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Married Women At Greatest Financial Risk In Retirement

Living in a two-salary household should provide stability and financial security, right? Not necessarily, says a new report from the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, which draws some surprising conclusions about women, money and financial choices. Despite higher household income, married women in two-salary families are actually at the greatest financial risk in retirement. […]

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Women & Wealth: Come Join Us At Orlando Money Show – February 8

Here’s your chance to attend a special half-day of complimentary Women & Wealth expert panels addressing cutting-edge topics about women, retirement, and investing. It all takes place the morning of Thursday, February 8 at The Money Show in Orlando. We’ll be participating in the Women on Wealth panel on Bridging the Longevity Gap: Retirement Strategies for […]

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We’re Going To The Money Show!

We’ve been invited to speak at The Money Show in Orlando on February 8, and you’re invited! This is a fantastic, free event where you can learn all about the Best Money Ideas of 2018 and explore hot investment topics like Biotechnology, Dividend Growth and Utility Stocks, Cannabis Investing,  and Cryptocurrencies. The Show runs February […]

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Later-Life Wage Benefits: How Much Can You Gain By Working Longer?

Does it pay to keep working later in your career? New research shows it does, especially for women. Here’s why. Filling in the zeroes Your Social Security benefits are calculated using your top 35 years of earnings. Nearly half of women had zeroes in some of those years, meaning they took time off and left […]

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Another Last Minute IRA Tip: Helping The Stay-At-Home Spouse Keep Up

For non-working spouses, it’s often a case of “out of sight, out of mind.” And what’s forgotten is their own retirement security. Once the non-working spouse is out of the workforce, they usually neglect to fund their own retirement accounts. Many people don’t realize that even if you are not holding down a job, you are eligible […]

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“Backwards And In High Heels”

Remember the quip about legendary dance team Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers? “Sure he was great, but don’t forget that Ginger Rogers did everything he did, except backwards and in high heels.” When it comes to men and women saving for retirement, the comment still rings true today. Women are catching up, but they are still […]

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Quote Of The Week: We’re Better Off Than Grandma Was, But Roadblocks Remain

“Today’s women are better educated and enjoy career opportunities that our grandmothers’ generation could only dream about. However, even today, a woman’s path to a financially secure retirement is filled with roadblocks and detours. … Only 14 percent of women are ‘very confident’ in their ability to fully retire with a comfortable lifestyle.” Source:  15th […]

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Majority of Women Say They Are Now “Primary Breadwinner”

A majority of women now classify themselves as the primary breadwinner in the household, according to a new Prudential study. 53% of the women surveyed said they were the primary breadwinners in the household, either because they were single, or they earned more than their spouse. About one-third of women surveyed said they became the higher earner […]

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