An Irish Brokers Association survey reveals today that women are far less knowledgeable than men when it comes to pension planning ; 73% say they have little or no understanding compared to 55% of men.

Only 3% of men & women rate their knowledge on pensions as excellent, with 18% of respondents indicating they have no understanding of pensions at all.

The Irish Brokers Association is a leading professional body of Insurance Brokers in Ireland, representing over 700 insurance intermediary offices that are authorised and regulated by Central Bank.

72% of respondents to the survey expect to get independent advice from a broker or financial advisor before starting a new pension plan.

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