The survey findings didn’t surprise Manisha Thakor, author of”On My Own Two Feet,”a female-focused personal finance guide.
â€œ[The spending cutback] is a very rational response,”she says.”Women live seven years longer than men. We earn less â€“79 cents on the dollar. We move in and out of the workforce. Women are more likely to be worried because we realize that we’re the ones holding the bag at the end of the day.”