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Retiring: New Widows Have Another Concern: Their Finances

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Since her husband died in November 2013, Janice M. Eiler, 58, has been juggling a life without his income as well as his companionship, even as she struggles to save enough money so she can retire comfortably in a decade.

Like many widows, Ms. Eiler, a workers’ compensation claims analyst in Salem, Ore., is finding that she is more vulnerable financially.