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The Fantastic 50s

Starting around 55, our financial certainty peaks; 62 percent of boomer women feel a strong sense of control over saving and investing, according to Ameriprise. “As you age, you’re more likely to have confidence about what to do, how to do it, and when,” says financial behaviorist Jacquette Timmons.

Eighty percent of female boomer investors say they're satisfied with their achievements.

Your Best Money Move: If you delay Social Security benefits until your full retirement age, you'll receive 100 percent of your benefit.