Tag: women's retirement security

Mature teacher laughing and talking with her student during class

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits sex discrimination (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity) in any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance. In the 50 years since the enactment of Title IX, women have made enormous strides in terms of educational attainment, work, and earnings. Although a wage ga…

Senior woman doing finances at home

The brief’s key findings are: Women are spending a growing share of their lives single, so it is useful to consider how their marital history affects their retirement preparedness. While married women have much higher household earnings and wealth, they are more at risk of failing to maintain their standard of living in retirement. This…