Professional Women Saving for Retirement

As of 2018, women earned 85% of what men make, according to a Pew Research Center analysis.1 This is paired with the fact that women tend to live longer than men and often have to draw down their retirement wealth over a longer period of time. In 2020, the average life expectancy at age 65 is 21.1 years for women and 18.6 years for men.2

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How to choose the right 401(k) investment fund?

401(k)s for retirement savers are extremely important especially for those in corporate careers as they are one of the best vehicles to fund your retirement. Americans have $6.3 trillion invested in these tax-deferred workplace savings accounts. There are more than 58 million active 401(k) participants.1

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As a Texas Teacher will I get Social Security?

It depends. There are two important laws that Texas teachers should know about that can impact whether you will receive Social Security.1

The Windfall Elimination Provision or WEP and the Government Pension Offset or GPO. Both of these laws can reduce or entirely eliminate a Social Security benefit. This will depend upon whether you as a teacher qualify for the Teachers Retirement System or TRS and did not pay into Social Security.

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