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November is National Family Caregivers Month!


Did you know that 65 million people provide care for a clinically ill, disabled, or aged family member or friend each year? That's why it's important to recognize and celebrate National Family Caregivers Month. If you are a caregiver, or know someone who is, take a look at some of these links to help you with your caregiving duties.

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Woman's Club of Minneapolis

Celebrate National Save for Retirement Week with WISER, in Minneapolis!

Presentations from speakers at our Minneapolis forum are now available.

To celebrate National Save for Retirement Week, WISER hosted a forum to discuss current issues surrounding woman's retirement in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. See your event page for more details.

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Defined Benefit VS Defined Contribution Plans

Retirement Plans - Understanding the Basics

October is the perfect time to start planning your end of the year expenses. WISER encourages you to remember to pay yourself first and contribute to your retirement plan before buying items for the holidays. With National Save for Retirement Week coming soon, is there a better time re-examine your retirement plan? Our newest blog explains the different plan types and how best to contribute to your retirement.

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WISER Newsletter Summer 2014

Where's Your Retirement Savings Nest Egg? Rolled Over? Cashed Out? Consider the Benefits of Keeping 401(k) Accounts Together!
While the popular myth is that you should always "rollover" your retirement money into an IRA (individual retirement account), that is not always the case. Taking your money with you to your next job helps to ease management of your retirement accounts, and it's also likely to reduce fees.

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Retirement Income Calculator

Use WISER's calculator to determine when you should start saving for retirement and how much you can really afford to save. It's an excel file.