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  • Archive for 2011

    A Time to Recognize America’s Caregivers

    Monday, December 12th, 2011

    November is National Caregivers Month, a month dedicated to thanking, educating and supporting informal, unpaid caregivers throughout America. According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, 65.7 million people, or 29% of the U.S. adult population, are acting as caregivers to family and friends who are ill, disabled or aged. The value of these unpaid caregiving services was estimated at $450 billion a year in 2009. (more…)

    Why Medicare’s Open Enrollment Matters For You

    Friday, October 14th, 2011

    Evaluating your current health care plan is important even if you are already covered, because there may be a better and cheaper plan out there that is tailored more for your specific needs. (more…)

    Long-Term Care: Tips on Selecting the Right Insurance Provider

    Monday, July 25th, 2011

    July is National Retirement Planning Month; a great time to assess your retirement goals and make sure you have the right plan in place to get there. One often overlooked part of the retirement planning process, however, is long-term care. (more…)

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    WISER is a nonprofit organization that works to help women, educators and policymakers understand the important issues surrounding women's retirement income. WISER creates a variety of consumer publications including fact sheets, booklets and a quarterly newsletter that explain in easy-to-understand language the complex issues surrounding Social Security, divorce, pay equity, pensions, savings and investments, banking, home-ownership, long-term care and disability insurance.

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