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WISER and the White House Conference on Aging

WISER President, Cindy Hounsell was recently a speaker on the 2015 White House Conference on Aging webinar, "Retirement Security: Best Practices for a Secure Retirement," where she addressed the challenges facing women in their efforts to secure a financially sound retirement.

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Guest Blog: The Importance of Social Security for Women

Women live longer than men, yet will often retire earlier and with smaller pensions and fewer assets. They are, therefore, at a higher risk of outliving their retirement savings than men. In our newest blog, guest blog author Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner for Social Security Administration discusses the importance of Social Security for women. This feature is part of our joint efforts in the Campaign for a Secure Retirement.

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WISER Newsletter Winter 2015

How to Find a Financial Adviser
Financial planning can feel overwhelming, regardless of income, or financial knowledge. For many, the idea of finding a financial planner seems equally challenging. In this issue, we take you through the process and the information you need to find a planner.

WISER Featured on CBS Evening News

In case you missed it, WISER President, Cindy Hounsell was recently featured on the CBS Evening News in a report on why women struggle to save for retirement. Click here to read the article and watch the clip.

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