|After earning lower salaries for fewer years, women’s Social Security benefits are about half of men’s.|
A woman born during the baby boom will likely be widowed by age 67 and remain a widow for 15 years or longer.-- Dr. Nancy Dailey
A student entering a public university in 2001 can expect to pay $33,800 on average for four years of education, while those attending private schools may face bills totaling $90,164.
Women still live longer than men. Women who reached the age of 65 in the year 2000 are expected to live, on average, an additional 19.2 years compared with 15.8 years for men.
Fifty-three percent of women are not covered by a pension compared to only 22 percent of men.
There are over 9 million female-owned businesses in America, generating more than $2.3 trillion in annual revenue.