Women face a lot of unique hurdles when it comes to planning for their retirement, and understanding and managing them accordingly can make all the difference between a comfortable retirement and barely scraping by.

In this episode of Motley Fool Answers Opens a New Window., hosts Alison Southwick and Robert Brokamp go over the six biggest headwinds that women face with retirement planning — living longer, the wage gap, earlier retirement, and more — and what men and women can do to smooth that bumpy road.

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