Women have the same financial desires a men. Among others life and retiring to a comfortable life is common to both sexes. However this does not mean that women's retirement planning is the same as the men's.
1. Women lives longer - That is what the statistics say. In every country on the this earth - women outlive their male counterpart.
2. Women earn less. This is a fact - women make less money than men doing exactly the same work.
3. Time taken off from work - Women are more likely to take time off from work to raise children or to take care of the elderly
4. Increased medical expenditures - Living longer means higher medical cost.
If you are a woman, keep his four points in your mind while planning your retirement,