Pensions: Women unable to plan for retirement as effectively as men

Silver sex symbolsNew research has shown that the gap between the ability of men and women to save for their retirement is getting wider. The latest Scottish Widows Women & Retirement Report revealed that: 52% of women are now saving adequately for their retirement, compared to 60% of men Only 42% of divorced women are able to save adequately for retirement The number of self-employed woman has risen by 22% over the past four years, however only 36% are able to save enough money for their retirement The gender gap widens The report ...