16 Jun 2020
What stops women from saving for retirement?

The financial inequalities faced by women in America aren’t limited to a pay gap. Traditional gender expectations and a lack of tailored services mean that they’re also less prepared for retirement than men. So, how can women be encouraged to build a nest egg as they move through life?

Kirsten Curry is the CEO of Leading Retirement Solutions, which she founded to better support businesses, their owners, and their employees in a holistic way to improve retirement savings plans.

Jeffrey Hayes is the program director for Job Quality and Income Security at the Institute for Women’s Policy Research. He is also a Scholar in Residence at American University and works on research examining women’s and men’s employment, job quality, and economic security across life stages.

Keely Khoury is a writer and editor working in both public and private sectors. Her topics of focus are ageing, social enterprise, gender inequalities and technological innovation.