(Hingham, MA) – Love isn’t all you need when it comes to finances and planning for the happily-ever-after of retirement. Less than 40 percent of couples share a common vision of retirement, according to retirement and savings trends research firm Hearts & Wallets.
Hearts & Wallets research finds only 38 percent of couples engage in retirement planning together. Yet, one in five worry their spouse or partner may not be able to manage finance alone. Complicating matters is that women tend to be more anxious in general about financial matters than men, according to the Hearts & Wallets Insight Module, Understanding Women Investors: Breadwinners, Homemakers, Mothers and More, the latest report from Hearts & Wallets’ 2012/2013 Investor Quantitative Panel. This annual survey of more than 5,400 U.S. households tracks specific segments and product trends and is both a proprietary database and series of syndicated reports. Read More→