Retirement Thinking

Women on Retirement

"No matter where you stand, now is the time to take charge."

Planning for the future can be challenging for everyone. But when it comes to saving and investing for retirement, women face unique obstacles. Whether they’re just getting started, returning to work after raising a family, or going it alone, women have a lot to juggle in their lives. T. Rowe Price is here to help women take control — and stay in control — of their finances. Together, we can create more secure futures.

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79¢

Amount women
make for every
dollar earned
by men1

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33%

OF WOMEN WOULD
PREFER TO PUT OFF
THINKING ABOUT
RETIREMENT
INVESTING2

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5 years

Number of
years women
live longer
than men
on average3



Real stories. Real perspectives.

Ready to Be Inspired?
Different stories. One common goal: financial independence.

Up for the Challenge
The unique saving challenges women face—and overcome.

Young and Saving Smart
Reasons to start saving early—and strategies to make it easier.

Balancing Life and Saving
Mothers, providers, and savers talk about doing it all.

Saving Solo
Facing the prospect of financial independence.

Inspired and Ready
Smart steps for moving forward and ending up secure.

1DuMonthier, A, & Hegewisch, A., The Gender Wage Gap: 2015; Annual Earnings Differences by Gender, Race, and Ethnicity. Institute for Women’s Policy Research    

213th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey (2012)

3World Health Organization, World Health Statistics: 2016