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Women Retirement Planning

5 Ways Retirement Is Different For Women

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.14.2015 | Fifty

It seems that the differences between men and women extend even into retirement and the planning for it. Here are five things women need to consider: ...

The 4 Keys To A Successful Retirement Every Older Woman Should Know

Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole | Posted 02.18.2015 | Fifty
Jane Giddan and Ellen Cole

Due to the upsurge in numbers of working women that began in the 1970s, waves of women are now experiencing their own retirement directly, rather than indirectly through their husbands.

8 Things You Should Talk About When Retiring as a Couple | Posted 12.02.2014 | Money

If you've given any thought to planning your retirement, you've likely considered the obvious, most important questions. And yet there's one that is often forgotten: How would my spouse answer these?

This Couple Retired in Their 30s. Could You? | Posted 10.28.2014 | Money

We talked to Jeremy Jacobson, 39, who retired a year ago thanks to the nest egg he and his wife saved for 10 years. They have no plans to rejoin the workforce, because they expect their money to last another 60-plus years. They even want to have kids.

3 Policy Choices That Would Improve Retirement Prospects For Women

Diane Oakley | Posted 07.29.2014 | Fifty
Diane Oakley

So if retirees do not monetize the roofs over their heads, what can the typical working households in the 55 - 64 age group retire on beyond Social Security?

How Much to Withdraw From Retirement Savings

Posted 06.24.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Larry Rosenthal There's new thinking about the time-honored "4 percent a year rule," which doesn't hold up these day...

Exactly HOW Many Older Women Don't Have A Retirement Strategy?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 03.26.2013 | Fifty

A new study on women and retirement shines a light on some sobering statistics: nearly half of baby boomer women have no retirement strategy, while mo...

Why Some Women Are More Confident About Their Retirement Plans

DailyFinance | Posted 12.06.2011 | Women

A new study of 1,000 Americans ages 50 to 70 finds that women face unique risks in retirement, but some are more confident than others about those cha...

The 77/11 Effect: Will It Hurt Someone You Know?

Manisha Thakor | Posted 07.10.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

Given that Jane is likely to live five years longer than Joe -- a range that will get closer to seven years more by the time she reaches retirement, you can see that we have a problem brewing. And it's not a small one.