Women and Retirement 

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Transamerica Institute and its Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies (TCRS) conducts extensive research on the gender gap in retirement security.

The following research reports are available below:


Five Fundamentals for Women's Retirement Readiness

March 8, 2022

In celebration of International Women's Day and Women's History Month, we are promoting retirement security for women around the world. Based on a decade of retirement research, TCRS and a global collaboration of experts developed "Five Fundamentals for Retirement Readiness" which are everyday steps that can empower women to build long-term financial security and sustain healthy aging. See how women around the world are performing on these Five Fundamentals:

1. Start Saving Early and Habitually
2. Create a Written Retirement Strategy
3. Have a Backup Plan for Unforeseen Events
4. Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle 
5. Embrace Lifelong Learning 


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Life in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Women’s Health, Finances, and Retirement

October 29, 2021

Life in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Women’s Health, Finances, and Retirement offers research findings from TCRS’ 21st Annual Retirement Survey of workers. It explores how women are living through a public health crisis and how it is affecting their work, finances and plans for retirement. Despite the disruption to their daily lives and pandemic-related financial strain, women are continuing to save for retirement. The report offers recommendations for women, employers, and policymakers.             


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Women and Retirement: Risks and Realities Amid COVID-19

September 17, 2020

Women and Retirement: Risks and Realities Amid COVID-19 is based on findings from TCRS’ 20th Annual Retirement Survey of workers, which comprises a supplemental survey conducted in June 2020 and a broader survey completed in late 2019. This report examines women’s finances before and during the pandemic, their expectations about retirement, and includes comparisons with men. It also offers actionable recommendations for improving outcomes in women’s long-term retirement preparedness.


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The New Social Contract for Retirement - Achieving Retirement Equality for Women

February 19, 2020

The New Social Contract: Achieving Retirement Equality for Women highlights the challenges that make it difficult for women to accumulate sufficient savings during their career to achieve a financially secure retirement. The report outlines recommendations for women, employers, and governments to reduce the gender retirement gap in order to ultimately achieve an equal retirement landscape for all.


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