25 JANUARY 2016

In this report you will find:

  • The details of a qualitative research project, supported by Scottish Widows, which explores women’s attitudes to pensions
  • This research used interviews and focus group discussions conducted by the University of Sheffield to build insight into women’s decision making processes on pensions and savings; the pressures and trade offs they have to make and the dynamics of decision making in couple households
  • This research found that whilst most women interviewed believed they should be financially independent, many had cut their own pensions contributions to cover the costs of childcare, or as a result of taking time out of work to look after children

Link to the report: Pensions Full Report

Link to the executive summary: Pensions Executive Summary