Do women need different retirement planning services than men? If you listen to the advertising campaigns of many brokerage companies and so-called “financial planners”, the answer is yes. They offer “special programs” and “proprietary solutions” exclusively for women in a neatly wrapped package.
Women without partners do face different retirement challenges than men without partners. Generically speaking, women live longer, earned less in their working years and have a lower risk tolerance than their male counterparts. This does NOT mean, however, ...Continue Reading →