Overall, employers have failed to move the dial on overall retirement confidence levels for their female workforce, despite that demographic’s dominance in handling their households’ day-to-day expenses.

Prudential Financial recently disclosed that only 33% of the more than 1,400 women surveyed feel they are heading in the right direction for retirement planning, which was down from 46% in 2008. Meanwhile, about a third give themselves an “A” for their knack for managing money and 29% say they can manage debt with their eyes closed.

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