2020 marks the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the U.S. Since then, women have made great strides in educational achievement and career opportunities. Despite this progress, they continue to be at greater risk than men of not achieving a financially secure retirement.
Women and Retirement: Risks and Realities Amid COVID-19 examines women’s finances before and during the pandemic, and their expectations about retirement. It is based on findings from the 20th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey, which comprises a supplemental survey conducted in June 2020 and
a broader survey conducted in late 2019.