News from WISER

Welcome to WISER’s new website! 

  • WISER is proud to be a partner for America Saves Week, February 24-29, 2020.  Learn more and take the America Saves pledge.  And join WISER’s Twitter Chat with America Saves on February 27th at 2pm EST!

  • The Senate Special Committee on Aging recently held a hearing, That’s Not the Government Calling: Protecting Seniors from the Social Security Impersonation Scam. Read witness testimonies and check out WISER’s facts on Social Security phone 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.