2014 Events

WISER's Events

An Upward Climb: Building Retirement Income Security for Women - Minneapolis, MN
WISER hosted a forum to discuss current issues surrounding women's retirement, with a special emphasis on the Minneapolis-St. Paul area and state of Minnesota. Learn more about this event.
October 23, 2014 

Creating Financial Security for Women in Higher Education - Washington, DC
WISER and TIAA-CREF hosted a forum about creating financial security for women in higher education. Learn more about the event.
September 30, 2014  

WISER Briefing: Perspectives of Millennial and Boomer Women:
Who's Better Off?
This Capitol Hill briefing featured research on the financial well-being of Millennials and Boomers and explored best practices and opportunities for change. AGENDA
June 10, 2014

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. Learn more.
April 2, 2014 

WISER Presentations

American Association of Service Coordinators National Service Coordinator Conference - Dallas, TX
Lara Hinz, Director of Programs, presented a workshop, "Financial Steps for Family Caregivers" with Grace Whiting, National Alliance for Caregivers.
August 17-20, 2014  

Answers on Aging - n4a's Annual Conference - Dallas, TX
Cindy Hounsell, WISER President, spoke on the panel "Assembling a Retirement Strategy: Women Building Financial Knowledge and Taking Action in a Changing Retirement Landscape." The session focused on the risks and consequences of not planning for retirement and the resources available to assist in assembling a retirement strategy.  
July 13, 2014 

Steps to Avoiding Scams and Fraud - Webinar
WISER Senior Fellow, Kathy Stokes presented on the webinar hosted by the National Council on Aging.  
April 24, 2014 

Retirement Industry Conference - Chicago, Illinois
Lara Hinz, Director of Programs, participated in the panel "Innovative Approaches to Financial Literacy."  
April 10, 2014

2014 Mother to Daughter Financial Summit
WISER's President, Cindy Hounsell, presented at the Financial Literacy Organization for Women and Girls (Flow) conference.  March 29, 2014

Annual Aging in America Conference
WISER's President, Cindy Hounsell presented two workshops; "10 Life-Defining Decisions that Impact Your Retirement Income" and "A Financial Education Guide and Tools for Under-Financed Older Adults."
March 11-15, 2014

Webinar: Planning for Retirement Part II: Making the Most of Your Retirement Income
Kathy Stokes, Senior Fellow at WISER, participated in a webinar discussing Social Security benefits. 
January 28, 2014