Women have unique planning needs for Social Security
Social Security is, of course, a mainstay of the financial well being for millions of American men and women. Women, however, have some unique reasons why they must be especially strategic when planning how Social Security fits into the broader retirement planning. For one thing women tend to live longer than men, for another they on average earn less than their male counterparts and thus have more meager retirement savings. In this NASDAQ article by Maurie Backman, the author describes why women need to plan carefully and how they can make the most of their Social Security benefit. Click here to read more.