Research Shows Retirement Confidence Gap Between Married and Unmarried Women
According to EBRI data, there is a stark gap in retirement preparation between married and unmarried women in the U.S.
When a Woman’s Retirement Account Becomes the Family Emergency Fund
Women break into their savings to cover all kinds of expenses: home down payments, repairs, medical bills. That can hurt them years later.
How Unpredictable Schedules Widen the Gender Pay Gap
Much of the earnings gap arose because women are more likely than men to have responsibilities outside of work that necessitate predictable schedules, such as bringing elderly parents to doctors’ appointments or picking children up from school.
Jobs Aplenty, but a Shortage of Care Keeps Many Women From Benefiting
A lack of child care and elder care options has forced some women to limit their hours or sidelined them altogether, hurting their career prospects.
72% of Six-Figure Earners are Men, While 57% of Workers Making Under $25,000 are Women, Survey Finds
Many Americans agree it now takes a six-figure salary — at least — to get by amid today’s rising prices and economic uncertainty.
The Pay Gap: Financial Struggles of Two Maine Women Show Legacy of Undervalued Work
Women who fall behind in earnings and benefits often find themselves in dire straits when they're older, with annual retirement incomes lagging $5,000 behind older men.