Women and Retirement Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men. Share | Related Content Raise Your Retirement Income Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity. What Is a Stretch IRA? If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations. Retirement Plan Distributions There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.