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53% women worry that their pension is not enough for them to be financially independent.

New research from 1,356 older workers (aged 45+) has revealed the true extent of the pension crisis for women today. The new ‘Gendered Ageism’ report from Working Wise has uncovered that a huge 50% of women will need to keep working beyond retirement to make ends meet. With 53% of respondents revealing that their pension is just not enough for them to be financially independent.


This research conducted by older worker advice and support site, workingwise.co.uk, and sponsored by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme has been conducted to understand the true plight of older women as they near retirement and has shone a light on the lasting impact of career breaks on women’s pension payments have.


83% of respondents have worked part-time for at least one...

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