Women at higher risk of financial hardship in retirement after divorce

L&G research finds divorce to be ‘key fault line’ in contributing towards gender pensions gap

Martin Richmond
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Women at higher risk of financial hardship in retirement after divorce

Women are at higher risk of financial poverty in retirement due to a larger drop in their household income following divorce proceedings, research from Legal & General (L&G) has shown.

The company's study of 2,750 UK adults who are divorced, conducted by Opinium Research in November and December last year, found women saw a 41% reduction in their household income after divorce, c...

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