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WISER Wins National Mature Media Award

WISER is pleased to announce that our newsletter feature, Make Aging in Place Your Plan: The Key to Living Longer and Independently has been recognized by the 2018 National Mature Media Awards, winning silver in its category. WISER's winning article discusses the importance of developing and implementing a plan on how and where we want to live for the rest of our lives, and how this may help us avoid problems later on, including the risk of poverty in old age.

The National Mature Media Awards is the nation's largest awards program that annually recognizes the best marketing, communications, educational materials and programs for adults age 50 and older.  

 

WISER Symposium on Women and Retirement

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On September 26th, WISER will host its annual symposium on women and retirement. This year's event is titled, Women's Retirement Income: Strategies, Decisions and Choices.  It will be held at 101 Constitution Ave NW in Washington, DC from 1:00-5:30pm with a reception following.

This symposium will examine the challenges women face in securing retirement income due to the changing nature of retirement plans and the longevity risk. Creative solutions for improving long-term financial security will be explored. 

Register today!  More details and a list of speakers will be available soon.

 

 

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Understanding & Solving the Problem of Women's 401(k) Cashouts 

Data indicates that women with small 401(k) balances cash out much more frequently than their male counterparts. However, as women's 401(k) balances grow, they become more likely than men to preserve their retirement savings.

WISER is pleased to feature guest blog author, Tom Hawkins from Retirement Clearinghouse. Read more to learn about how retirement savings portability can potentially help women to more effectively grow their savings.

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