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Thank you to all of the speakers, sponsors and attendees who participated in WISER's forum on June 21st. The Millennial Perspective: An Intergenerational Discussion on Retirement Solutions was a great success! The forum featured the iOme Challenge winning team of students who discussed their advisory paper in response to this year's Challenge question. The iOme Challenge is a national competition to raise awareness of the nation's retirement crisis and the need for the millennial generation to save for their futures.

A keynote speaker, panels of experts and congressional staff leaders also discussed current legislative proposals. Click here for more event details.

WISER Newsletter

Investing in 2017: Finding a Solution That Works For You

Part of what makes retirement planning a challenge is that we are often planning for the unknown. Things like how long we'll live, how our investments will perform,and what healthcare we'll need are questions we don't have definite answers to, yet we still need to factor them in. This issue offers ideas on planning for the unknown. While we can't predict the future, the more we plan ahead, the more prepared we will be for life's surprises.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15, 2017

Every year an estimated 5 million, or 1 in 10, older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. Financial exploitation is a fast-growing form of abuse of seniors. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) - commemorated on June 15th every year - is an opportunity to take action to protect seniors by raising awareness about elder abuse.

Learn more about WEEAD and how to get involved. In the DC area? Register to attend the Global Summit on the 12th Anniversary of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Check out WISER's resources for information and prevention tips to protect those you care about.


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