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Closing the Savings Gap is the new podcast series hosted by AARP Financial Ambassador Jean Chatzky. We’re talking to real women as they work to close the financial gap that may be holding them back in saving for retirement. We help them face and conquer common financial roadblocks like debt, overspending or competing priorities.  Each woman is matched with a financial planner who is taking them by the hand and helping them make the changes they need to retire with confidence, so that you can do the same. 

Retirement Planning Without an Employer-Sponsored Plan

A family caregiver must tackle saving for retirement and rebuilding her emergency fund

Repairing Your Finances After a Divorce

A divorcee looks to replenish her retirement savings after filing for bankruptcy and borrowing from her 401k

Protecting Your Finances with Life and Disability Insurance

A woman who plans to work into her 70s reviews life and disability insurance options as a strategy to secure her financial future.

Savings Strategies for Retirement, College Expenses and More

Budgeting your finances can make a big difference when it comes to saving and planning for retirement

Balancing Investing in Your Business and Saving for Retirement

A small business owner and mom needs help achieving her retirement savings goals

Managing Money After Losing a Spouse

Jean Chatzky explores how to manage our finances when a relationship or marriage ends

Becoming Debt-Free and Savings-Rich

This episode focuses on budgeting as the key to paying off debt and building an emergency fund.

Introducing Closing the Savings Gap

A new podcast series focusing on women working to overcome financial roadblocks in saving for their eventual retirement.


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How to Subscribe and Listen

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  1. To play podcasts on your Amazon Echo smart speaker, ask the following: "Alexa, ask TuneIn to play Closing the Savings Gap podcast" OR "Alexa, play Closing the Savings Gap podcast on TuneIn"
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Meet Your Host

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Jean Chatzky, financial editor of NBC TODAY and AARP Financial Ambassador, is host of the weekly podcast HerMoney with Jean Chatzky.  Jean is an award-winning personal finance journalist and best-selling author who believes that knowing how to manage money is one of the most important life skills for people at every age. Her latest book is Women with Money: The Judgment-Free Guide to Creating the Joyful, Less Stressed, Purposeful (and Yes, Rich) Life You Deserve