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 …

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How To Keep Retirement Savings On Track While Caregiving

November 20, 2017 – November is National Family Caregivers Month—an annual event celebrated by WISER and partner organizations of family caregivers across the country. It’s a time to raise awareness of family caregiver issues, celebrate their efforts and increase support. …

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WISER’s 2017 Symposium: Wrap-Up & Highlights

On September 19, 2017, nearly 150 participants engaged on the issue WISER cares about most—women’s retirement security. The event was WISER’s 2017 Symposium: The Gender Story: A Symposium on Retirement Solutions for Women. The event began with opening remarks by WISER’s …

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Considering Housing Costs in Retirement

August 10, 2017 – There are many things to think about as you approach retirement. Chief among them is how you will spend the money you have saved. It is difficult to know how long your retirement savings will need …

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How To Talk to Older Adults About Financial Abuse

June 28, 2017 – June is an important month for raising awareness about  financial elder abuse. In fact, June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day , when organizations around the world focus their resources on highlighting the issue of …

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Plan Ahead and Spend Smart to “Age Out Loud”

May 25, 2017 – May is Older Americans Month. Led by the Administration for Community Living and the Administration on Aging, WISER joins with organizations across the country to celebrate older Americans and their unique contributions to society. This month’s …

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Here’s Why Financial Literacy Is For Everyone

April 20, 2017 –  April is Financial Literacy Month. “Financial Literacy” is a somewhat new term and trend in the United States, and for that reason, some find it off-putting and discouraging. Don’t let the fancy phrasing scare you, though. …

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Why Saving As A Young Person Is Important

March 23, 2017 – “Live while you’re young!” “Youth is wasted on the young!” “I’ll sleep when I’m dead!” “Live in the moment!” Everywhere they turn, young people are inundated with messages encouraging them to live now, worry later. In …

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