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6 in 10 women have jobs with employers that offer pensions or retirement accounts 

"63% of women worked in jobs where their employers offered either DB pensions or DC retirement account plans, but only 46% of women actually participated some type of retirement plan," according to a 2016 analysis of data from the 2012 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). In comparison, 60% of men worked in jobs where such plans are offered, and 46% actually participated.
       
 
        Brown, J. E., Rhee, N., Saad-Lessler, J., & Oakley, D. (2016). Shortchanged in retirement: Continuing challenges to women's financial future. (p. 7 and Table 1) Washington, DC: National Institute on Retirement. Retrieved from this source.
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