How Women Can Boost Their Retirement Savings

The retirement savings deck is stacked against women in a few ways, but there are ways to help improve your odds of a long and successful retirement.

A frustrated woman with a jar of savings.
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It is no secret that saving for retirement is important, yet many women face challenges in building their retirement portfolios. Women save less than men, and they have fewer working years. These are factors that have made planning and saving for retirement a serious challenge for a lot of women.

Why Do Women Have Less Retirement Savings Than Men?

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Renée Pastor, AIF®
Founder, Wealth Manager, The Pastor Financial Group

Renée Pastor is Founder & Wealth Manager at The Pastor Financial Group, a comprehensive financial planning and wealth management practice headquartered in New Orleans. The firm specializes in retirement planning and 401(k) management for families and individuals nationwide. To learn more, please visit