New survey: Women saving less for retirement - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

New survey: Women saving less for retirement

Posted: Updated:
(NBC) -

According to a new survey by asset management firm BlackRock, American women are saving far less for their retirement than men.

The survey of 27,000 investors worldwide, including 4,000 Americans, found 53 percent of working-age American women have started saving for retirement, compared to 65 percent of men. 

It also found American women age 55 to 64 with retirement savings have accumulated an average of $81,300, compared with $118,400 for American men.

CNBC was granted exclusive early access to the survey, which is to be released today. 

Powered by Frankly