Six tips for the female pensioners of the future
Young women today are increasingly better educated, and consequently have a better chance of managing their own financial future. 72 percent of women in Germany aged between 20 and 24 have completed higher secondary education or obtained tertiary qualifications. By comparison, 71 percent of men have reached this level. In the long term, this will mean that women will essentially be on the same footing as men when they reach retirement. Brigitte Miksa, Head of Allianz' International Pensions team, suggests the following six tips for women to ensure that they will be well provided-for in old age.