Opinion | Why retirement planning can’t be a couple goal
Women live longer, but then they also need more savings for those extra years
Is retirement planning a couple goal? Yes and no. Although married couples plan for a combined retirement plan, there are many variables to this goal because it’s the longest period in one’s life that needs to be planned for and, therefore, is far more complex than a one-time goal. Here are the factors beyond that magical retirement corpus target amount that differentiate retirement for women and men.