Save or spend? How apps can help you stay on track.

July 7, 2016 – Budgeting, or keeping track of how much money you’re spending and on what, can do wonders for your savings. Even without consciously deciding to spend less and save more, monitoring your finances can help you stay …

What To Do If You’re Forced Into Early Retirement

  May 19, 2016 – Americans nowadays are retiring later in life than ever, due to longer life spans, better mental and physical health, and—unfortunately—lack of savings to retire earlier. But for a growing number of older Americans, retirement age …

The Gig Economy And Retirement

April 25, 2016 – A growing number of workers are participating in non-traditional, freelance or contractor style jobs, a trend that’s being referred to as the gig, or 1099, economy. According to the New York Times, the number of Americans …

What the Pay Gap Means for Women’s Retirement

April 14, 2016 – By now, you’ve probably already heard about the gender pay gap- the disparity in earnings between men and women that, despite national initiatives, laws, advocacy and widespread awareness, stubbornly refuses to close.  In fact, the pay …

Celebrating Women’s Contributions to Finance

March 7, 2016 – March is Women’s History Month! WISER is commemorating the occasion by reflecting on the role women have played, currently play, and will play in the world of savings and investment. Today, women fill the ranks of …

Be Smart When Giving Money to Kids

February 25, 2019 – New research suggests that younger generations are increasingly relying on their parents and grandparents financially, and while it might seem like instinct to open up your wallet to your children or grandchildren, doing so without paying …