Even though the country is moving toward erasing the gender boundaries, there are some things where women and men have to acknowledge they are different. Retirement planning is one of them.
Research has shown that women in general are better investors. Data going back years show that their aversion to risk usually leads to better long-term outcomes.
That doesn’t mean being female means you retire better. In fact, there are factors stacked against women from the start. If you are a woman planning for her golden years, keep the five following factors in mind.