Participation in employer-sponsored retirement plans among those between the ages of 21 and 64 slipped this year, but among those who do participate, women outnumber men, according to the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

In fact, in a survey of those with defined contribution plans, the organization found that while participation among full-time, full-year employees within that age group fell 2% in the past year, 56.4% of those who do are women.

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