A Retirement Gender Gap Why a middle-class woman may end up less ready to retire than a middle-class man.   What is the retirement outlook for the average fifty-something working woman? As a generalization, less sunny than that of a man in her age group.   Most middle-class retirees get their income from three sources.…

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Welcome: Women make up 47% of the total US labor force and have branched into almost every area of industry from technology to the arts.[1]  They are 56% of all college students for the last 18 years.[2] For almost a decade, women have earned more graduate degrees, both master’s and doctoral degrees, than men[3]. But…

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Why do so many of us delegate financial responsibilities to others?         Many women are in charge of their financial lives, and proudly so. Some have become their own financial captains as a result of life events; others have always steered their own ships. Even so, there are too many women who are left…

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