Women are more concerned than men about how much they are saving for retirement and are more likely than men to put money away in their workplace retirement accounts yet they also view themselves as the least prepared for retirement.

Both men and women are concerned about being able to pay bills, pay down debt and about their investments losing money, but women "also have a higher level of concern than men about health, the well-being of their immediate family, and the economy," according to the Insured Retirement Institute’s report Women’s perspectives on saving, investing and retirement planning. "Women also are more concerned than men about accumulating enough money for retirement."

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