Women are better at investing than men, study says

When it comes to investing success, women did better than men last year.

Female investors earned higher returns and saved more of their pay to fund retirement accounts than men, even though most women didn’t think they would, according to a recently released Women and Money Survey from Fidelity Investments.

The investment gains of women topped their male counterparts by 0.4% last year, according to an analysis of more than eight million client accounts at Fidelity. Similarly, an analysis of 14 million employer retirement accounts that are serviced by Fidelity found that women saved 9% of their paychecks in 2016, while men set aside 8.6% for their golden years.

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