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Published: Nov 18, 2021 5 min read
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When it comes to retirement savings, Americans have some catching up to do. A recent study paints a grim picture of the country’s savings, with 43% of respondents reporting less than $25,000 in their retirement accounts.

And women seem to be less prepared to retire comfortably than men. In fact, nearly half, or 49%, of women have saved less than $25,000, compared to 36% of men, according to a recent survey by Gold IRA Guide.

Age didn’t seem to be a major factor in retirement readiness. Some 36% of all respondents aged 45 and older reported having account balances of less than $25,000.