Fidelity has released its biennial survey of stock plan participant attitudes and knowledge, as noted in this press release and fact sheet. This is the first survey of participants that I’ve seen that reports results by gender. (The results reported by gender and age were cut based on similar asset and grant levels to ensure an apples-to-apples comparison.)
Here are a few of the findings:
A Note on the Image: There are a bunch of images of these little male and female dolls standing or sitting on coins, but in almost all of them, the woman's stack of coins is shorter. I guess stock photographers don't think women can manage their money as well as men.