More than 40 percent of affluent, married women—even those who earn more than their husbands—are still not very confident in their investing ability.

At a time when women make up about half of the U.S. workforce, more than two out of five working married women between the ages of 40 and 69 report that they earn about the same (20 percent) or more (24 percent) than their spouses, according to the Wells Fargo Affluent Women Retirement Survey.

The survey of 600 women with a median of $455,000 in investable assets and $145,000 in household income was conducted by Koski Research and examined how affluent women perceive wealth, investing and retirement.

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