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Now available in Spanish! WISER’s guide, Financial Steps for Caregivers/ Medidas Financieras para los Cuidadores.
Your Future Paycheck® calculator is an annuity calculator. See how a lump sum payment would be converted to a monthly amount.
Planning Tool: The Longevity Illustrator from the American Academy of Actuaries and Society of Actuaries asks about your health and demographics and shows the likelihood that you (and your partner) may live to certain ages.
Women's key financial issues:
WISER and partners, the National Caucus and Center on Black Aging, Inc., and MANA, A National Latina Organization, spotlight challenges that put older minority women at risk for poverty in old age and highlight opportunities for change. Report: Your Future Paycheck: Minority Women and Retirement Income
ACL’s National Strategy to Support Family Caregivers is a roadmap to improved services and supports for family caregivers. Learn more about the RAISE strategy.
Georgetown AgingWell Hub Launches No Normal Retirement Journey Maps and Guide – The evolving retirement journey and experience. Because there is no normal.
News from WISER
Efforts to keep workers from cashing out their 401(k)s gain steam, by Kerry Hannon, Yahoo Money Senior Columnist, covers a provision in President Biden's new legislation that aims to keep workers from cashing out their 401(k) when they move from one job to another—a problem WISER research shows is widespread, especially among younger workers.
Caregivers: be aware of your rights and protections when signing a contract to admit a loved one. See "Know Your Rights: Caregivers and Nursing Home Debt" from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
WISER presented at the DC chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists event — “Financial Caregiving: Promoting Planning & Resources to Help Employees”.
WISER partner Transamerica Institute’s latest survey report on women's retirement shows more than four in 10 working women (41 percent) expect to retire at age 70 or older or do not plan to retire.
A recent study, 'Women Have Made Big Strides In Retirement Readiness' has some good news but it's "A snapshot of women with college education and careers," according to WISER's Cindy Hounsell: "The extent to which women are prepared depends on individual circumstances.” See the article at AARP.org