Alane Dent

Alane Dent is the Founder and CEO of Dent Strategies, a boutique government relations firm specializing in federal and state advocacy. Founded in April 2020, Dent Strategies develops and implements comprehensive legislative, coalition, and communications strategy. It also advises corporations …

Monthly Budget Worksheet

Taking the time to understand where your money goes can make a big difference in your financial situation. This monthly budget worksheet can help you get on top of your finances.  If you are a caregiver, it also includes a …

May is Older Americans Month

The Theme of Older Americans Month 2020 is Make Your Mark Around the nation, older adults make their marks every day as volunteers, employees, employers, parents, grandparents, mentors, and advocates. They offer their time, talents, and experience to the benefit …

Reverse Mortgages: Would One Be Right For You

What Is a Reverse Mortgage? A reverse mortgage is a way for homeowners to borrow against the equity or value of their homes. Called a reverse mortgage because instead of you making payments to a lender (as in traditional mortgage) …

COVID-19 Homeowner Resources

If you are concerned about paying your mortgage during the coronavirus national emergency, see the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau’s web page devoted to information about mortgage and housing assistance during the coronavirus national emergency. Additionally, here are WISER factsheets with …

COVID-19 Renter Resources

If you’re having trouble making rent payments as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, you are not alone. Across the country, many tenants are facing job losses, furloughs, or reduced hours, and having to make tough financial decisions in order …