While the topic of this blog focuses on women, I am writing it to be read by both genders.
Because, as we all know, the woman in a marriage typically outlives her husband. It is also true that, in general, a single woman has an extended longevity compared to a single man.
(Source: Vanguard, “Plan for a Long Retirement”
Statistics reveal that 70% of the time a widow chooses a new financial advisor within weeks of her husband’s passing. (Source: CNBC, “For Some Widows, Breaking up with an Advisor is Easy to Do”, Ilana Polyak, 10/11/14).