Pandemic spurs look into women’s financial well-being before the crisis

Black and Hispanic women face greater economic challenges than white women in both good times and bad, according to new research by Wharton Prof. Olivia S. Mitchell, Prof. Robert Clark of North Carolina State University, and Prof. Annamaria Lusardi and Hallie Davis of George Washington University. Via Pensions & Investments.Read More

Older Women Live Longer, But With More Disability and Financial Challenges Than Men

The median debt-to-income ratio has risen dramatically in recent years for adults close to retirement age, and more women close to retirement plan to keep working longer, according to research by Annamaria Lusardi of the George Washington University, Wharton Prof. Olivia S. Mitchell, and Noemi Oggero of the University of Turin, cited in PRB. See Lusardi, Mitchell, and Oggero, “Debt and Financial Vulnerability on the Verge of Retirement” via NBER.Read More