According to a survey, 60 percent of working men put retirement saving at the top of their priority list, while just 44 percent of working women did so. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Who is the role model for women saving for retirement that most people have never heard of? Genevieve Via Cava.

A former special education teacher who died at 89, Via Cava unexpectedly left a tremendous estate that included $1 million to fund college scholarships for the very students she had worked with for 45 years.

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