Women’s confidence that they can successfully retire has taken a hit in the past two years, but working with a financial advisor tends to boost female investors’ outlook on their future, according to a new Prudential Financial study.

The study entitled “Financial Experience and Behaviors Among Women” found that the so-called confidence gap, or the difference between the goals women set and their belief that they can achieve them, rose to 69 points from 62 points in 2008, when the survey was last conducted.

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