Northbrook, Ill. (Nov. 14, 2003) -- Gen X women are confident about their investment savvy, thinking about retirement expenses, and saving toward retirement on a scale on par with or even ahead of Baby Boomer women, according to a survey by Allstate.

Generation X women (ages 24-to-37) have already earmarked an average of $410,000 for retirement (including pensions and other company-sponsored savings plans), while Baby Boomer women (ages 38-to-57) are only slightly ahead, having earmarked $451,000 on average, according to Allstate's annual "Retirement Reality Check" survey.

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