5 steps women can take to improve their retirement readiness

The data are sobering about women's retirement preparedness, but being pre-emptive can help stave off a shortfall

Christine Benz 10 March, 2020 | 1:15AM

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This article is part of our Women in Investing special report.

Among researchers, there’s an active debate about whether there’s a retirement crisis in North America. Despite sobering statistics about average retirement plan balances, researchers point to high levels of government income replacement for lower-income workers as evidence that undersaved workers won’t run out of money during retirement.

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Christine Benz

Christine Benz  Christine Benz is Morningstar's director of personal finance and author of 30-Minute Money Solutions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Your Finances and the Morningstar Guide to Mutual Funds: 5-Star Strategies for Success. Follow Christine on Twitter: @christine_benz.

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