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Mar 25, 2020

As we get reminded often, women have a better chance of making it to age 100 than men — in fact, 82% of the 53,364 centenarians alive in 2010 were female. There are even more today.   The ratio of females to males age 100 remains pretty steady. It’s why you hear the statistic that eighty percent of men die married, while eighty percent of WOMEN... die single.  The big problem for women is that they may spend ten years or longer on their own after their husbands pass--at a time when they may not want to be messing with investments.  It’s been found that Baby Boomers’ number one financial fear is running out of money while still in their eighties and then living into their nineties dead broke while the government robs Social Security. We'll see if that fear is justified today, and then health insurance expert SHELLEY GRANDIDGE joins us.   A timely show you don't want to miss, MASTERING MONEY is on the air