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Love Your Finances this Valentine`s Day


Do your finances needs a little love this Valentine's Day weekend?  Check out WISER's 8 Ways to Love Your Finances for some quick tips on how to give your retirement plan a boost. It is important to care for others, but remember to take care of yourself too. Your future self will love and thank you for it!

Happy Valentine's Day! 

The 2019 iOme Challenge Has Begun!

The Challenge question for this year's iOme Challenge competition is now available. The iOme (I OWE ME) Challenge encourages students to challenge status quo thinking about the current state of retirement and propose policy recommendations.

The winning team will share a $5,000 prize, and $1,500 will be awarded to the team's faculty advisor. Winners will present their essay at WISER's June forum in Washington, DC. The deadline for submissions is May 3, 2019.  Learn more at


WISER Testifies at Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing

WISER Senior Fellow Linda Stone recently testified at the Senate Special Committee on Aging's hearing focused on "Financial Security in Retirement: Innovations and Best Practices to Promote Savings."

Read WISER's full testimony which highlights the unique challenges, needs and experiences women face planning and preparing for retirement. Also included are possible solutions and opportunities that exist for improving women's long-term financial security. A summary of the hearing was also featured in Forbes/Next Avenue.



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