The two genders may be very different (and vive la difference, as the French would say), but not when it comes to their retirement expectations and preparations, according to a new survey.
The survey, by the Employee Benefit Research Institute, found that men and women are equally likely to say they or their spouse have saved for retirement and to say they are currently saving for retirement. EBRI’s 2013 Retirement Confidence Survey also found that women are as statistically likely as men to report they are offered (45 percent vs. 48 percent) and contribute to (36 percent vs. 40 percent) a workplace retirement savings plan.
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