Saideh Browne is a women's empowerment activist and President of the National Council of Women of America; a think-tank of keynote speakers and experts. She is frequently hired by corporations, universities, and organizations to give talks on the intersectionality of race, class, and the global grind for gender diversity; as well as other tools and specialized solutions based on the framework of the United Nations’ Global Goals Initiative.

How Are You Planning For Retirement?





Women face tough challenges when preparing for retirement.  Women live longer, have lower earnings, and are more likely to outlive some sources of retirement income than men.  These challenges suggest that women have to prepare even more carefully to ensure that they can live comfortably during retirement. 

There are many important differences between men and women in regard to retirement preparedness. Women live longer than men and will spend more years in retirement.  In addition, for various reasons such as caregiving, women will spend more time out of the workforce.  The lower labor force attachment results in fewer women with pensions and lower earnings which, in turn, result in lower Social Security benefits and higher poverty rates at older ages. What steps are you taking now to prepare for your future?

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