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The Kids Are All Right. But How Are You?

As summer comes to an end and our children go back to school, paying for educational expenses is a common topic in households. On average, parents are paying 27% of the cost of college, and many dip into their retirement savings to help. The long term cost of this decision can be expensive. Our newest blog offers three simple tips to make sure paying for your children's dreams don't cost you yours.

Forum Hosted by WISER and TIAA-CREF Institute

Creating Women's Financial Security in Higher Education - Capital Building

On September 30th, WISER and the TIAA-CREF Institute will host a forum in Washington, DC, Getting it Right: Creating Financial Security for Women in Higher Education. The forum will be held from 1:30-5:30pm, with a reception immediately following. More details will come soon, but you can register now. Learn more about the event.

New Tool! The Lifetime Income Annuity Calculator

Annuity calculator

An annuity can be a great option for women. It provides a guaranteed source of income no matter how long you live! WISER's Lifetime Income Annuity Calculator is a simple tool to help you figure out what an annuity will cost and how much monthly income an annuity can provide. Try it today!

WISER on the Move!

Woman looking at a map. Where's WISER

WISER continues to reach women around the country! Recently, at the n4a Annual Conference in Dallas, TX, WISER presented "Assembling a Retirement Strategy: Women Building Financial Knowledge and Taking Action in a Changing Retirement Landscape." In Washington, DC, WISER hosted a "Latinas and Financial Planning" workshop at MANA's Latina Leadership Institute. On a second trip to Dallas, TX WISER presented "Financial Steps for Family Caregivers" at the American Association of Service Coordinators' national conference.

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