One of the reasons I started my blog was the negative headlines I kept coming across shouting that single women were behind in saving for retirement, and that they faced a poverty-level existence in their old age if they didn’t take control of their finances very soon.
The headlines weren’t necessarily wrong—the amount single women have saved for retirement is much lower than it should be—but I can’t believe all is lost. Being single can be an asset in retirement planning—really! And if anyone can turn things around, it’s us. Here’s why.