Article by ING's director of women's marketing Delia deLisser, highlighting ING Retirement Research Institute women's study and offering suggestions for advisors to work more effectively with femal...
Women and Retirement
ING’s Retirement Revealed study examined a range of financial and retirement savings patterns, behaviors and attitudes. What about Women and Retirement?, a deeper look at the data based on gender, age and marital status, helps us to explore and understand the distinct retirement planning challenges faced by women who, on the whole, earn lower wages and save less than do men, yet are likely to live longer and need more assets to fund a dignified, comfortable retirement.
Retirement Revealed Documents
05/03/2012 | Windsor, Conn.
ING Study Reveals Challenging Retirement Realities for Women
06/01/2012 | InsuranceNewsNet Magazine
Out of Balance: Women Need Advisors - and Life Insurance - To Offset the Earnings and Longevity Imbalance
05/30/2012 | Moneylicious Blog
Blog posting features ING's research on women and retirement and re-publishes two of the ING Retirement Research Institute infographics from the study.
05/09/2012 | DailyFinance
Article features ING Retirement Research Institute study on women and retirement that shows that women on average have nearly $41,000 less saved for retirement than men.
Have calculated retirement savings need
A chart from an ING U.S. study that showed that only one-third (33%) of mothers with one or more children under the age of 18 living at home have calculated their retirement savings needs.
Total Retirement Savings children
A chart from an ING U.S. study that showed gender and parental status impact retirement savings. Mothers with one or more children under the age of 18 living at home have the least amount saved for retirement, averaging $40,000 less than fathers.
Expect additional education from employer
A chart from an ING U.S. study found that, no matter their marital status, women expect additional retirement planning education from their employers. Single women are most likely (57%) to expect additional education from their employers.