Our feature article examines the retirement income gap between women and men. Although 47 percent of the U.S. workforce is comprised of women, many of those women face greater retirement readiness challenges than their male counterparts. We analyze the causes, and discuss what can be done about it. Also included in our Q3'2017 newsletter are articles covering: the Lifetime Income Disclosure Act, an analysis of historical investment returns and where they may be heading in the future, and an update on Alliance Benefit Group. We offer two methods to view our newsletter: An attached PDF which can be downloaded or printed, or Online with Microsoft Sway We hope you find our newsletters informative. Your feedback and comments are always appreciated.