Press Features

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Recent Press

Why Women Need to Save More for Retirement
Interview on Yahoo! Finance Live with Cindy Hounsell, WISER President 
Yahoo! Finance
April 9, 2021

Planning for Retirement for Women
Interview with Cindy Hounsell, WISER President
The National Credit Union Foundation – Foundation Field Notes Episode 11
April 6, 2021

PRN’s All Together Now
Interview with Cindy Hounsell, WISER President about how to be more economically secure now and during retirement.
Progressive News Radio
April 2, 2021

Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Labor Force
Annuity.org
March 29, 2021

Three Retirement Planning Tips For Women
By Guest Author, Cindy Hounsell, WISER President
Social Security Matters (Social Security Administration blog)
March 19, 2021

Financial Know-how for Working Women: Why It Really Matters Now!
By Cindy Hounsell, WISER President and Forbes Contributing Author
March 9, 2021
The pandemic is a constant reminder of the need for emergency savings – but underlying that reminder is the need for financial know-how to make the best decisions in a most challenging world…
Forbes.com

Somebody to Lean On: The Cost of Caregiving with Guest Cindy Hounsell of WISER Women
Her Two Cents Podcast
February 11, 2021

Getting “WISER” on Addressing Unmet Needs Among Independent Workers
February 10, 2021
Financial Solutions Lab (blog)

Southern W.Va. Program Teaches New Tax Solutions for Independent Workers, Businesses
Interview with Diane Browning, WISER’s Rural Retirement Project
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
January 29, 2021

Opinion: Women: It’s time to take control of your financial life
January 20, 2021
MarketWatch

Financially Secure Caregiving, a podcast from the Stanford Center on Longevity
January 7, 2021
This episode highlights three caregivers who talk about their experiences managing finances for themselves and their parents, and includes a discussion about how to be financially secure as a caregiver with Cindy Hounsell (President of WISER), Roger Whitney (Host of the Retirement Answer Man podcast) and Ron Long (Head of Aging Client Services at Wells Fargo).

It’s time we pay attention to these ignored older workers
December 31, 2020
MarketWatch

Who Pays For Mom? Creating The Family Care Agreement Over A Holiday Zoom
By Cindy Hounsell, WISER President and Forbes Contributing Author
December 20, 2020
Over 53 million Americans are unpaid caregivers for family members. The majority are women—often, an adult daughter who lives closest to an aging parent starts out helping with daily activities…
Forbes.com

Making Women’s Retirement Income Last a Lifetime with Host Maria Lucassen and Featured Guest Cindy Hounsell, WISER
December 11, 2020
Women Seeking Blissful Retirement on VoiceAmerica.com

How to Be a Caregiver
December 4, 2020
New York Times

Why Social Security Is Critical to Women with Host Maria Lucassen and Featured Guest Mary Beth Franklin
December 4, 2020
SB Newswire/Digital Journal

Many Women Were Ill-Prepared For the Pandemic’s Financial Challenges, TIAA Institute-GFLEC Study Reveals
November 18, 2020
PR Newswire

Interest Rates Getting You Down?
by Shawn Hausman, WISER Board Chair
November 16, 2020
IMPACT, digital newsletter produced by the American Council of Life Insurers

7 easy steps for women to become financially free
MoneyControl.com
October 26, 2020

Improving the financial security for all women
Special guest: Cindy Hounsell, Women’s Institute for a Secured Retirement
October 22, 2020
The Morning Pulse with Jeff Snyder on BRN AM – The Broadcast Retirement Network

‘Saver’s Tax What?’ A Key Tool for Retirement Savers – Who Knew?
by Cindy Hounsell, WISER
October 15, 2020
IMPACT, digital newsletter produced by the American Council of Life Insurers

Essential Financials For Women: Just Know What You Need To Know…You Know?
By Cindy Hounsell, WISER President and Forbes Contributing Author
September 30, 2020
You’d think that— given how quickly women take pragmatic steps to protect their kids, and their parents —headlines confirming worries about retirement would result in a financial strategy for their old age…
Forbes.com

This is why so many women face poverty in their old age
September 29, 2020
MarketWatch

Financial Fears in the Age of COVID-19: Help Yourself Just by Starting
September 2020
Article by Cindy Hounsell, WISER President
ASA’s Generations

Avoid These Common Flaws of Many Retirement Plans
September 10, 2020
Marketwatch

The Things We Get Wrong Planning For Retirement
August 28, 2020
Forbes/Next Avenue

Securing Retirement for Women with Vickie Elisa
July 29, 2020
Finance of America Reverse LLC
Interview with Vickie Elisa, WISER Community Educator and Trainer.

Newly Wed Or Thinking Maybe? How About The Joint Finances.
By Cindy Hounsell, WISER President and Forbes Contributing Author
July 1, 2020
Couples are now exchanging virtual vows with face masks via zoom, mini/micro weddings, and at least one groom reportedly holding a can of disinfectant…
Forbes.com

Building Your Retirement Paycheck
June 26, 2020
Article by Cindy Hounsell, WISER President as part of the Planning for your Future campaign in partnership with Mediaplanet

What do women want from their financial advisers? Straight talk, clear explanations, and lower fees, for starters
June 3, 2020
MarketWatch

Adult Children 101: Navigating Life And Finances With Aging Parents
By Cindy Hounsell, WISER President and Forbes Contributing Author
May 28, 2020
Forbes

An Inclusive Approach to Setting (or Resetting) a Financial Wellness Program
May 27, 2020
Plansponsor

What Women 50+ Want From Financial Advisers: Much More Than Men
May 21, 2020
Next Avenue

25 Years After The 1995 White House Aging Conference, Where We Are Now
May 6, 2020
Next Avenue

The Next Steps for a Surviving Spouse
May 2020
Kiplinger’s Retirement Report

Really? You’re Kidding. You Think Now’s The Time For Financial Literacy?
By Cindy Hounsell, WISER President and Forbes Contributing Author
April 27, 2020
Forbes

Why Women Need to Plan Carefully for Retirement
Article by Cindy Hounsell, WISER President
March 30, 2020
Social Security Matters (Social Security Administration)

The Hope Gap: A Glimmer of Good News from Capitol Hill & White House
by Cindy Hounsell, WISER President and Forbes Contributing Author
March 28, 2020
Forbes.com

Retirement Considerations for Women
March 12, 2020
GovExec.com

Special Report: Women and Investing
March 2, 2020
Morningstar.com

Opinion: How can women do a better job preparing for retirement?
February 26, 2020
MarketWatch

Women and Retirement: Understanding Their Needs and Achieving Their Goals
DC Dimensions Magazine
Winter 2020

What Could Improve Women’s Retirement Outlook
February 19, 2020
Forbes/Next Avenue

5 Ways to Stop Divorce from Wrecking Your Retirement
January 29, 2020
Money

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