Understanding and Solving the Problem of Women’s 401(k) Cashout Leakage

August 1, 2018 – Guest author: Tom Hawkins, vice president of sales and marketing with Retirement Clearinghouse At a recent Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) roundtable addressing strategies, choices and decisions for women’s retirement income, important new data was presented that highlights the challenges …

Stay Engaged With Financial Wellness At Every Age

May 29, 2018 – Every May, WISER is pleased to partner with organizations across the country for Older American’s Month, led by the Administration on Aging, part of the Administration for Community Living. The 2018 theme, Engage at Every Age, emphasizes …

Retirement Planning for Stay-At-Home Moms

Stay-at-home moms take on many roles such as, caregiver, cook, chauffer, nutritionist, event planner, etc. But one role stay-at-home moms are not filling is “retirement planner.” According to a 2015 Transamerica Center for Retirement study, only 44% of stay-at-home moms …

Get to Know Your Social Security Benefit

April 1, 2018 – April is Social Security Month (follow #SocialSecurityMonth on social media for more). While WISER is dedicated to promoting women’s financial security every month of the year, setting a month aside to focus on Social Security is …

America Saves Week: Talking about Saving Helps You Save

March 1, 2018 – America Saves Week (February 26 – March 3, 2017) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. Each year, WISER and other organizations across the country encourage savers – or potential savers –to …