Sex Differences, Financial Education, and Retirement Goals

Robert L. Clark, Madeleine B. d'Ambrosio, Ann A. McDermed and Kshama Sawant

in Pension Design and Structure

Published in print July 2004 | ISBN: 9780199273393
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191601675 | DOI:
Sex Differences, Financial Education, and Retirement Goals

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This chapter examines sex differences in retirement goals and responses to financial education seminars. Gender differences were observed in terms of desired retirement age, and savings and investment choices. Financial education seminars alter individual retirement objectives, with participants likely to raise their income objectives after the seminar.

Keywords: sex differences; financial education seminar; retirement goals; savings; investment; retirement planning

Chapter.  7669 words. 

Subjects: Financial Markets

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