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WISER is proud to support our nation's nurses through financial education & programs. See WISER's Busy Nurses’ Financial Planning Guide & Workbook.

WISER partner, ACL, has updated the Older Americans Month website — check out the resources.

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Women's key financial issues:

WISER and partners from the National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc., and MANA, A National Latina Organization spotlight the challenges that put older minority women at risk for poverty in old age and to highlight opportunities for change.  Report: Your Future Paycheck: Minority Women and Retirement Income

Three Retirement Planning Tips For Women, Cindy Hounsell, SSA.gov blog

News from WISER

May is Older Americans month. Peak 65 — In 2024, is when the number of Americans turning 65 every day increases from 10,000 to 12,000—the largest number in the nation's history. Get WISER:
WISER’s Guide for Widows
Divorce and Retirement
Financial Steps for Caregivers (more caregiving resources in "Noteworthy" below)

Register for WISER’s iOme College Challenge Virtual Forum on June 17th. Agenda coming soon.

Important Date Extension: Healthcare.gov special enrollment until end of 2021.

COVID-19 Financial Resources InfographicCOVID-19 Related Resources/Updates

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National Credit Union Foundation Field Notes interview with WISER

Annuity.org 's article, "Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Labor Force" examines workplace disparities, financial challenges & resources for working women. Experts provided key insights, including WISER President Cindy Hounsell.

The RRF Foundation on Aging "Knowledge Center" showcases priority areas & topics of relevance to the field of aging. WISER's National Resource Center is featured, and mentioned in RRF's first issue brief Economic Security in Later Life.

WISER partner, Alliance for Lifetime Income, has released The Peak 65 Generation: Creating A New Retirement Security Framework.

WISER's Care Agreements for Families and Caregivers can help manage caregiving responsibilities.

Her Two Cents podcast: Somebody to Lean On: The Cost of Caregiving with Guest Cindy Hounsell of WISER

The Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregivers places the unpaid caregiver at the center of their work (and their name). Their recent reports include: Caregivers in Crisis, and Recalibrating for Caregivers.

New report from the GAO – Retirement Security: Other Countries' Experiences with Caregiver Policies

Planning Resources:
Online Cashout Calculator: figure the costs of cashing out retirement savings.

The RISE Score™ is a calculator that gives a retirement credit score.

Wondering where to begin? Check out "Getting Started"

Featured Resources

Top 5 Retirement Challenges for Women

WISER’s goal is to help women make the best financial decisions they can by providing the information and resources needed to take action and create a secure financial future.