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bigstock-Senior-Couple-8161132-1-300x208“Women who retire when their husbands do, may be giving up more wealth than they realize.”

Women in their 50s and 60s are in their peak earnings years, while their male counterparts are usually on the decline, according to an associate professor of health care policy at Harvard Medical School. The associate professor is the author of a recent study about couple’s incomes and retirement patterns. As a result, reports The Berkshire Eagle in the article “Women who retire with their husbands can lose out,” women sacrifice more Social Security wealth than married men, when they retire early. Continue reading