Gender divide over retirement plans revealed in new research

Mark Battersby
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Nearly two-thirds of men (64%) were confident they will retire at the age they plan, compared to one in two (53%) women, according to new research by Canada Life. The findings, based on those who had received advice from a professional adviser, were drawn from 4,001 UK adults of which 1,605 had received regulated financial advice, and conducted by Opinium between 6-9 July 2021. When asked about financial worries, 45% of women said they didn't feel they would have any financial worries in retirement, in comparison to 58% of men. Men were also more likely to think they will complet...

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