Women in their 50s who are married have a higher retirement risk than those who are single, widowed or divorced, according to a study that uses information from the National Retirement Risk Index. Factors include married couples' lack of enough savings for two people in 401(k) plans and the way Social Security benefits are calculated, writes Alicia Munnell, director of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.
Married vs. single women: Who's more at risk in retirement?
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