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Just hang up! “Don’t believe anyone who calls you unsolicited from a government agency and threatens you” says Social Security Inspector General, Gail Ennis, in an updated warning about phone scams.

News from WISER

Healthcare.gov special enrollment period now open through May 15

WISER Addresses Unmet Needs Among Independent Workers with Financial Solutions Lab (Finhealthnetwork.org)

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

Featured  Report: Your Future Paycheck: Minority Women and Retirement Income.

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WISER Senior Fellow, Rusty Toler named to Older Workers Task Force convened by the National Academy of Social Insurance. Press Release

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Noteworthy—

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.

From the Society of Actuaries — Thinking Ahead: Informing the Design of a Roadmap for Keeping Your Money Safe as You Age, research aimed at understanding the barriers to and facilitators of advance financial care planning.

MarketWatch article by Kerry Hannon: Time to Pay Attention to Ignored Older Workers

Caregiver Resources: 

Financial Steps for Caregivers: What You Need to Know About Protecting Your Money and Retirement.

Caregiving in the U.S. 2020, from AARP and NAC

Managing Someone Else’s Money, a series of guides for financial caregivers from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)

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.

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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.