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More on Women and Social Security

As a follow-up to yesterday’s headline article about the retirement issues women face, we came across another a forbes.com article by contributor David Rae exploring the most significant worries women face when approaching that stage of their lives. Again, running out…

Women and Social Security: The Importance of Leveling the Playing Field With Education

Effective retirement planning requires quite a bit of focused attention, but it also requires an in-depth understanding of the rules and options surrounding Social Security’s key decision points. In a post on plansponsor.com, Journalist and Editorial Assistant Amanda Umpierrez offers…

3 Reasons Why Social Security is Important to Women

(Source: Social Security Administration) In the 21st century, more women work, pay Social Security taxes, and earn credit toward monthly retirement income than at any other time in our nation’s history. Yet, on average, women face greater economic challenges than…

Retirement Uncertainty and the Impact on Women

Recent research by research Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies (TCRS) reports that “only 12 percent of women indicated being “very confident” they will someday retire comfortably.” This sentiment, coupled with frequent news accounts of generally lower benefit levels and longer lifespans for women,…

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