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Recent Press

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PODCAST: How Women Can Make Their Money Last in Retirement
The new 'Friends Talk Money' podcast has advice from four experts

Featuring WISER President, Cindy Hounsell
October 28, 2019
Forbes/Next Avenue 

Why is it still so hard for women to save for retirement? 
October 3, 2019

It doesn't have to be a nursing home 
August 14, 2019
The River Reporter (Narrowsburg, NY) 

Inflation and your savings
August 14, 2019
The River Reporter (Narrowsburg, NY) 

Financial Relief Available For Dementia Victims, Families Say Experts
August 6, 2019

This group of women bears the highest retirement risk
July 23, 2019

The Women Facing The Greatest Retirement Risk
July 10, 2019
Forbes/Next Avenue 

Melinda Gates is funding this Wall Street rebel who is teaching women to invest and stick it to the banks
May 23, 2019

Congress Poised To Advance Retirement Security For Millions With Saver's Credit Fix
by Cindy Hounsell, Contributor for Forbes
May 23, 2019

Caregivers need to secure nest egg
Interview with WISER President Cindy Hounsell
Chicago Tribune
April 10, 2019 

Are Any of the Paid Family Leave Plans Actually Any Good?
The Cut
April 8, 2019 

Financial Challenges Facing Women
An expert weighs in on the unique issues women face when planning for retirement.
Interview with WISER President Cindy Hounsell
Kiplinger's Retirement Report
March 25, 2019 

Bills by Rep. Richard Neal seek to prop up retirees' pension plans
March 21, 2019 

Use Social Security to Pay for Parental Leave? That's a ‘Terrible Idea,' Experts Say
March 16, 2019 

The Single Woman's Guide to Retirement Planning
March 1, 2019 

Eight W.Va. projects get nearly $4 million in funds from Appalachian Regional Commission
WTAP-NBC (Parkersburg, WV)
February 22, 2019 

What Could Help Women Facing Financial Challenges For Retirement Avenue
February 12, 2019 

Senate Committee Fields Suggestions for Promoting Savings
February 12, 2019 

Senate Committee Looks at Answers to ‘Looming Crisis'
February 6, 2019  

Assessing Trump's First 2 Years For Older Americans
Forbes/Next Avenue
January 15, 2019 

Widowhood Can Be Taxing Emotionally, Physically, and Financially
Gulfshore Life
December 31, 2018

Young Women Have to Play Catch-Up in Retirement Savings
The New York Times
December 4, 2018 

Investor's column: Here's why financial family instructions are so important
Bradenton Herald (Florida)
December 3, 2018 

Women Who Become Widows Are Faring Better Financially
The New York Times
November 17, 2018 

Opinion: Higher Social Security checks, living your dreams and other retirement news 
November 5, 2018 

3 ways women can plan for a better retirement 
October 24, 2018 

Preparing For The Financial Shocks Of Widowhood
Next Avenue
October 4, 2018 

Pairing 401(k) Savings Preservation and Expanded Access for America's Minorities 
Retirement Clearinghouse (blog)
September 27, 2018 

12 reasons women need to close the financial literacy gap (Washington DC)
September 5, 2018 

By not having a will, Aretha Franklin likely left her heirs with lots of headaches 
August 23, 2018 

Retired and broke: Bankruptcy filings surging for seniors
The Washington Post
August 13, 2018 

Baby Boomers in Bankruptcy
NPR - Program 1A
August 8, 2018
WISER President Cindy Hounsell participated as a panelist in this discussion about what is driving the surge people over 65 filing for bankruptcy. 

How women can trim the retirement savings gap
August 8, 2018 

Women's Champion Cindy Hounsell Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
DC Dimensions
Summer 2018

A new look at caregiving
Workforce Management
July 20, 2018

Is auto-portability the key to helping women save more in retirement?
July 6, 2018 

UMBC's Evan Avila wins iOme Challenge with ideas to help millennials save for retirement
June 27, 2018 

How to solve the retirement crisis: A POLITICO Working Group Report
June 7, 2018

Should women feel ashamed for earning more than their male partners?
May 31, 2018 

A global call to modernize retirement systems
Investment News
May 29, 2018 

Understanding (and Solving) the Problem of Women's 401k ‘Leakage'
401(k) Specialist
May 24, 2018 

Happy Mother's Day - Paying the 'Motherhood Penalty'
U.S. News & World Report
May 9, 2018
Also featured in The Gazette (Iowa)

WISER founder to receive PSCA lifetime achievement award
Pensions & Investments
April 16, 2018 
Also announced in 

Shortchanged: Where's my 19.5 cents?
Leading Age California - engage magazine
Winter 2018
Article written by Cindy Hounsell, WISER President  

No Pension? You Can ‘Pensionize' Your Savings
The New York Times
March 1, 2018 

Social Security plays a big role in your retirement plan...but that's not all!
WISER authored blog on
February 28, 2018 

Five Ways Millennial Caregivers Can Find Help
U.S. News & World Report 
February 22, 2018 

The role of cognitive decline in financial elder abuse, and what we can do about it
Whyy - NPR/PBS Pennsylvania
February 19, 2018 

New campaign will educate lawmakers, public on importance of saving for retirement expenses
McKnight's Senior Living
February 2, 2018 

Campaign Launches for America's Financial Security
February 1, 2018