The financial health of women relies on making unique decisions that are exclusive to them. At Baird, we provide the financial guidance for your personal and professional life, helping you balance the family and career demands of today while you prepare for the future that's right for you.
The reality is, when it comes to financial health, women have to make different calculations than men do. Consider:
Women on average earn 82 cents for every dollar earned by men - a difference of more than $400,000 over a full-time career.
Women are more likely to leave the workforce to care for family members, with the average lifetime earnings lost due to caregiving amounting to $295,000.
Women on average live six years longer than men, and enter retirement with a 65% gap in retirement funds on average compared to men.
The takeaway is clear: To achieve the retirement you want, it’s critical you take an active role – and the sooner the better. Successful women around the world rely on Baird’s experts for financial guidance in their personal and professional lives. To help you make informed choices with your money, our planning and investment experts provide valuable advice and perspectives on the financial issues you commonly face – so you can pursue you dreams with confidence.
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