Women typically earn less yet live longer than men, which suggests they need a different financial plan. Here are 13 strategies to ensure a comfortable retirement
The result: Only 18% of women say they're "very prepared" to make decisions about longer-term issues like retirement planning, Prudential reports.
Don't be among the other 82%. Schedule a meeting with a certified financial planner to go over the basics of a retirement plan or bone up with our retirement guide.
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