2013 Events

WISER's Events 

WISER's Annual Women's Retirement Symposium - Assembling a Retirement Strategy: Women Building Financial Knowledge & Taking Action
See materials from this event.
October 24-25, 2013
Washington, DC   

MANA's Annual Leadership Institute 
WISER hosted a financial literacy workshop and training for MANA chapter leaders.
September 28, 2013
Houston, TX  

WISER's Spring Forum - Expanding Savings & Retirement Opportunities: A Dialogue Among Generations
This forum featured the iOme Challenge winners and a panel of congressional staff leaders, discussing how to encourage young people in thinking about the current state of retirement.
See materials from this event.
April 16, 2013   


WISER Presentations 

Sekonk Public Library Workshop: Retirement Planning for Women: Now's the Time
Cindy Hounsell presented on how women can prepare for retirement. 
November 13, 2013  

2013 Mother 2 Daughter Financial Summit 
WISER President Cindy Hounsell presented "Sitting Pretty or Sitting Duck? Avoiding Pitfalls that Threaten your Financial Security."
March 9, 2013
Chevy Chase, Maryland

ASA 2013 Aging in America Conference
WISER President Cindy Hounsell presented two sessions; The first on how to help women achieve financial confidence and a secure retirement, and the second on multigenerational retirement planning.
March 13, 2013 
Chicago, Illinois

Webinar: "Savings Fitness: Planning for a Secure Future" 
WISER President Cindy Hounsell presented on this webinar hosted by The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), The National Resource Center on Domestic Violence (NRCDV), and The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration. 
February 13, 2013  

Rethinking Retirement - Moving Ahead Without Leaving Anyone Behind
Conference co-hosted by AARP and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. WISER addressed the current challenges to expand retirement plan coverage and increase savings, especially among women. For a full report on this conference, please click here.
July 26, 2013
Washington, DC

n4a's 38th Annual Conference & Tradeshow 
WISER President Cindy Hounsell presented two sessions. One session focused on the key sources of retirement income for women and how to maximize those resources.  The second session provided an overview of the basic misconceptions about retirement systems women rely on most, and discussed common mistakes women make that impact their retirement security.
July 27-31, 2013
Louisville, Kentucky

2013 National Service Coordinator Conference 
WISER's Director of Programs Lara Hinz presented"It's A Crime! Elder Financial Abuse: The Research, The Players & The Circumstances"
August 18-21, 2013
Indianapolis, Indiana

Home and Community Based Services Conference 
WISER President Cindy Hounsell led a discussion aimed at examining the unique financial needs of caregivers.
September 11, 2013
Arlington, Virginia  

Montana Economic Development Summit 
WISER President Cindy Hounsell participated in a panel titled "How Retirement Plans Can Help Attract and Retain Quality Employees." 
September 16 & 17, 2013
Butte, Montana  

Georgetown University Law Center 
WISER President Cindy Hounsell presented at the Women’s Law & Public Policy Fellowship Symposium on the panel, "Women in the Public Sphere: A discussion of our progress over the years in the areas of Education, Employment and Economic Security." 
September 20, 2013
Washington, DC