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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America Saves Week: Spotlight on Latina Caregivers

 America Saves Week (February 27 – March 4, 2017) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. Each year, we and other organizations across the country encourage savers – or potential savers –to set a …

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