A new study has identified that more than 50% or professional women are concerned about their financial situation once the reach retirement.
YouGov who conducted the research found that of the 53% of women identified as concerned, just short of 40% did believe that their existing plans for a comfortable retirement would be achieved.
Over 2000 women were questioned and nearly a quarter of this population, between the ages of 40 and 54 have need even planned or considered any form of savings for their retirement. A staggering 58% found the whole matter simply to confusing to deal with.
Even though there was a population of women identified as making saving plans for their retirement, the financial sum was less than £100 per month. This accounted for nearly 50% of then women asked.
The Head of Financial Services at YouGov identified that "There's a real need for pensions that take account of women's maternity leave and career breaks."