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National Retirement Security Week! October 20-26, 2019

National Retirement Security Week is a national effort to raise public awareness about the importance of saving for retirement. The week provides an opportunity to reflect on your personal retirement needs and goals and to create steps to achieve those goals.

Need inspiration and motivation? Follow WISER all week on Twitter and Facebook for tips, resources and ideas to help you take action towards building a more financially secure future.



Thank You for a Successful Event!

Thank you to all the speakers, sponsors and attendees who participated in WISER's annual symposium on October 2nd.

This year's theme, What Do Women Really Want? A Secure Retirement and Strategies to Achieve It, explored how women, employers, financial services providers, lawmakers, public policy experts and community activists can work together to devise strategies and make retirement more secure for all women.  

Click to see the agenda and presentations from the event.     


Featured Resources: Divorce and Retirement

Divorce book


Going through a divorce can be a very emotional and difficult situation to navigate, which can leave individuals financially vulnerable as well. It is important to focus on your finances and what you need to do to protect yourself before your divorce is finalized.

Divorce and Retirement: How to Take Control of Retirement Benefits is a short, common-sense guide that explains the importance of retirement benefit assets and offers valuable information on marital property, negotiating an agreement, and getting a qualified domestic relations order (QDRO).


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Retirement Planning Calculators

Use WISER's calculator to determine when you should start saving for retirement and how much you can really afford to save. (Excel file).