Resilience is Key to Meeting Financial Goals
March 10, 2021
On March 8, we observe International Women’s Day, a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.
Of course, women still tend to encounter more obstacles than men in the pursuit of financial security. Let’s consider a few of them.
To begin with, women are still more likely to leave the workforce, at least temporarily, to raise children, resulting in lower contributions to employer-sponsored retirement plans such as 401(k)s. And women are often the ones who become full-time caregivers of aging parents or other relatives.
Caregiving duties can exact...