The Olympics were remarkable in so many ways and the strides that women are making in sports are truly amazing. In the 2012 Olympics there were more women competing than men. There were packed and enthusiastic crowds for many of the women’s competitions such as soccer and beach volley ball.
Women are also making strides in closing the income gap, according to a new study. Women control over 27% of investable assets worldwide. In households where both spouses work, the percentage of women who earn more than their husbands have increased from 18% in 1987 to 29% in 2009.
Yet, when it comes to being financially prepared for retirement women aren’t making the gains one might expect.