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Retirement Planning Is Different for Women. It Just Is. Here's Why.

Financial professionals will tell you that every retirement plan is distinct because every retiree is unique, but that isn't exactly true. Married couples almost always get just one retirement plan.

Though that makes sense in many ways -- after all, those two people are hoping to live a long and happy life together -- their retirement plan must also represent their very different needs.

Unfortunately, even now in 2019, women tend to take a back seat when it comes to working out the details of their financial future. This is troublesome, given that, on average, and therefore have a real stake in how long their retirement

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