The Fifth Annual Savings Survey shows women are able to save less money than men, have less pensions
MÉXICO, D.F., 05JULIO2015.- El secretario de Hacienda, Luis Videgaray Caso, convocó al sector del ahorro para el retiro a presentar propuestas que mejoren las pensiones de los trabajadores mexicanos, ya que es un tema prioritario para el gobierno federal. La Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público (SHCP) informó que en reunión con representantes de las Administradoras de Fondos para el Retiro (Afore), el funcionario intercambió puntos de vista sobre los retos que enfrenta el Sistema de Ahorro para el Retiro (SAR). En el encuentro, celebrado en Palacio Nacional, junto con los directores generales de las Afore y el presidente de la Asociación Mexicana del sector (Amafore), Carlos Noriega Curtis, se analizaron las oportunidades actuales del Sistema, a 18 años de su creación.FOTO: SHCP /CUARTOSCURO.COM,
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In Mexico, public policy is required to empower women facing financial issues, this being a factor for the country's development.Carlos Noriega Curtis, executive president of the Mexican Association of Retirement Funds, (Amafore), said that women save less money than men, as only 48 percent do so, compared with 55 percent of men.In announcing the results of the Fifth Annual Savings Survey, this time with a gender perspective, it indicated that women face different challenges from a personal and professional level, making it imperative to analyze their pension and retirement."The survey confirms that the challenge for planning, for saving for retirement is higher for women. Second it is therefore necessary to have a state policy to ensure the equality between men and women. Third, it is important to stress in the gender division of labor; if the woman works at home, it must be recognized as a paid job," said Carlos Noriega Curtis.Regarding International Women's Day on March 8, the Amafore leader said that a mother who has saved, and with a pension, it is one of the most important variables for the next generation to think differently and act in a differently, as the fact being that mothers that have experience in the formal labor market and have an experience in the financial market are the most effective conduit to convey to the next generating a culture of retirement savings.