What Women Investors Want

Women have much to celebrate in the world of money these days, from increasing rates of business ownership to a shrinking or disappearing wage gap among younger women. They also dominate financial decision-making. But that’s where the good news ends. Studies...

Gender Pay Gap? The Retirement Gap’s Even Worse

Try describing the financial gap between men and women, and 78 cents probably comes to mind. That’s what a woman earns for every dollar a man brings home, and it is publicly noted every year on Equal Pay Day. But the gender pay gap pales in comparison to a...

Why Millennial Women Don’t Save

Millennials have it bad, from student loan debt to a sluggish job market to cutting commentary about their arrogance and entitlement. But millennial women have another problem: They aren’t saving, or at least not nearly as much as their male counterparts. A...

Gender Pay Gap Hurts More Than Your Paycheck

Women, it’s time take stock. Tuesday is Equal Pay Day, the┬ádate in 2016 that marks how far into this year women must work to earn just what men earned in the previous year. But before you get too comfortable, consider this: that gender pay gap has implications...

For Millions, 401(k) Plans Have Fallen Short

You need to know this number: $18,433. That’s the median amount in a 401(k) savings account, according to a recent report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Almost 40 percent of employees have less than $10,000, even as the proportion of companies...

5 Crucial Retirement Years for Your Money

Picture your first years in retirement and a lot of happy images probably come to mind: fun times with the grandkids, long-postponed travel and days free of deadlines and schedules. Sure enough, a recent survey found that roughly 90 percent of current retirees say...