TITLE

RETIREMENT SECURITY: Women Face Challenges in Ensuring Financial Security in Retirement

PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
GAO Reports;10/11/2007, preceding pi
SOURCE TYPE
Government Document
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the results of a survey identifying the challenges women have in assuring their financial security in retirement in the U.S. Elderly women have persistently higher rates of poverty and have somewhat lower income from assets than men do. Moreover, women have less retirement income than men do because of women's lower labor force attachment and lower earnings.
ACCESSION #
27493412

 

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