News from WISER

Upcoming! Tues., June 23 • 2:30  – 4:30 pm
Register here for our virtual forum: New Perspectives: An Intergenerational Discussion on Retirement Solutions featuring the iOme Challenge winning team of college students.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 6th Annual Global Summit (virtual event): Wednesday, June 10, 2020  See also,  WISER’s fact sheets on Senior Fraud/Scams.

COVID-19 RESOURCES/UPDATES:
• Laid off or lost your job? Think twice before looking to your retirement savings account for funds. The Retirement Clearinghouse (RCH) Online Cashout Calculator can help you understand how much cashing out your retirement savings — even small balances — can cost you.  
National Employment Law Project Resources for Unemployed and Frontline Workers  Renter Resources  Homeowner Resources  Unemployment Insurance Relief During COVID-19  • SS & New IRS Economic Impact Payment Portal Social Security Continues to Work For You  • The CARES Act and Your Retirement Plan  • COVID-19 Top Three Scams  COVID-19 Resource Factsheet  • COVID-19 Updates & Scam Alert from SSA

Legislative Updates: • 2020 Rebates FAQs  • Provisions Related to Unemployment Compensation  Dept. of Labor: Employee Rights

Noteworthy—

May was Older Americans Month. Cindy Hounsell’s Forbes article Adult Children 101: Navigating Life and Finances With Aging Parents outlines ways adult children can help parents / grandparents keep their lives and financial future intact.

What Women 50+ Want From Financial Advisers — Much More Than Men, By Kerry Hannon, expert insights including  WISER President, Cindy Hounsell

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.

Wondering where to begin? See our “Getting Started” page.

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