News from WISER

Welcome to WISER’s new website! Updates are still in progress so keep checking back.

  • With the new year, comes new costs for Medicare premiums, deductibles, and coinsurance amounts for the Medicare Part A and Part B programs. Learn more about the changes to Medicare in 2020.

  • Help fight Social Security scams. Use this new online form from the Social Security Administration to report phone scams and help reduce the number of victims. Learn more about Social Security scams.

Top 5 Retirement Challenges for Women

  • Women usually live longer than men but tend to save less for retirement.
  • Women make 82 cents to every dollar a man earns.
  • Women are more likely to work part-time jobs without access to workplace savings plans.
  • Women are still the primary caregivers, often leaving jobs to care for family members.
  • Older women rely on Social Security; for many it is their only source of income.

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.