Gender GapThumb.jpgDespite gains in earning equality, women’s salaries are still, on average, just 82 percent of what men earn—and their life expectancy exceeds men’s by five years, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. That places many women in the position of potentially having a smaller retirement nest egg and having to make their financial resources last longer.

 

As a small business owner, the last thing you need or deserve is to struggle through retirement. And as a caring employer, you want to protect your employees from retirement-related stress and anxiety. The good news is that the same qualities that drove you to launch a successful company also empower you to take a leading role in promoting women’s long-term financial security.

 

To learn more, click here to download the guide from Merrill Edge®  Small Business titled. "Closing the retirement gender gap".


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