According to Janus Henderson Investors, there's a fundamental list we should pay attention to, and that's our finances: ensuring we're on the right track to achieve all our goals is an essential commitment for everyone, but perhaps a little more so for women.
When it comes to saving for retirement, women often start at a disadvantage. According to a study by the National Institute of Retirement Security, the reasons for the financial gap compared to men are:
Then there's the relationship between women and investments. Several studies show that women don't feel confident when it comes to investing. Janus Henderson's 2022 Retirement Confidence Report highlights that:
Reaching retirement without the stress of inadequate financial support is possible. Although the gap between men and women is still far from being bridged, here are some measures to arrive prepared for retirement: