How does the increase of life expectancy impact equality in economic security among the growing older female population?

The women’s wealth gap has been largely overlooked in discussions of women’s economic security, yet wealth is the most comprehensive indicator of financial health. Without wealth, families are one paycheck away from financial disaster. Improving women’s ability to build wealth is not only good for women, but is essential for the economic well-being of children, families, and our nation.

In this TedxTalk, AFN Steering Committee member, Elena Chavez Quezada, explores the wealth gap and aging women through the lens of the women in her own family.

Listen to the TedxTalk.