Press Features

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Recent Press

Caregivers in the spotlight
Investment News
November 23, 2021

What’s the Future for the Retirement Security of Women
Article by Kerry Hannon featuring highlights of WISER’s 2021 symposium
Next Avenue (also featured in Forbes)
November 18, 2021

A push for Social Security to resume annual mailing updates
Community News (community99.com)
November 9, 2021

Financial Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic Undermine Women’s Retirement Security
PR Newswire article also featured in 401K Specialist, National Association of Plan Advisors, and MarketScreener
October 29, 2021

Living well in retirement: ACL’s resource centers on what’s important, the biggest challenges, and resources to help
Administration for Community Living (ACL)’s blog
October 22, 2021

Top Retirement Challenges for Women
Yahoo Finance – Funding Our Future
Patrice Willoughby, Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement Board Member, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss steps women can take to save for retirement.
October 27, 2021

Journal Live Series
September 30, 2021
Interview with Cindy Hounsell, author of the article, Financial Programs for Underserved, Underbanked Women: They Make a Difference, featured in the Journal of Financial Service Professionals (Sept. 2021 Issue)

Unequal Pay Bites Women in Retirement
Forbes.com
September 20, 2021

Auto Portability Prevents Cashing Out Retirement Funds
Article by Cindy Hounsell, WISER President and Forbes Contributing Author
Forbes.com
July 31, 2021

Her Turn on WORT 89.9FM, Community Radio, Madison, WI
Interview with Lara Hinz, WISER Director of Programs and Secretary Kathy Blumenfeld, Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions on issued impacting women’s financial and retirement security.
July 11, 2021

Well Wisconsin Radio: Financial Wellness for Women
Interview with WISER President Cindy Hounsell
June 22, 2021

You May Be Able to Tap Your Life Insurance Early If You’re Terminally Ill. Here’s How
Money
May 20, 2021

The divorce of Bill and Melinda Gates will grab attention — but there are some things everyone should know about ending a long marriage
MarketWatch
May 6, 2021

Progressive Radio Network (PRN)’s All Together Now
Interview with Judith Kozlowski, WISER Senior Fellow and fraud expert with the Department of Justice Elder Justice Initiative about protecting yourself against fraud committed by friends and family.
May 6, 2021

Centro Hispano program to encourage savings among Latina women
Article featuring WISER’s Latina Savings Project
Madison365.com
May 6, 2021

How To Take Charge Of Your Finances
By Cindy Hounsell
National Community Reinvestment Coalition (NCRC)’s Field Notes
April 27, 2021

Widowed Women: How to Shape Your Housing Plans
uexpress.com
April 21, 2021

Expert explains the ‘dirty secret’ when it comes to retirement and women
Yahoo Money
April 16, 2021

Progressive Radio Network (PRN)’s All Together Now
Interview with Judith Kozlowski, WISER Senior Fellow and fraud expert with the Department of Justice Elder Justice Initiative about Protecting Yourself from Fraud.
April 16, 2021

Why Women Need to Save More for Retirement
Interview on Yahoo! Finance Live with Cindy Hounsell, WISER President 
Yahoo! Finance
April 9, 2021

Planning for Retirement for Women
Interview with Cindy Hounsell, WISER President
The National Credit Union Foundation – Foundation Field Notes Episode 11
April 6, 2021

At what age should you stop saving for retirement?
MarketWatch
April 5, 2021

Progressive Radio Network (PRN)’s All Together Now
Interview with Cindy Hounsell, WISER President about how to be more economically secure now and during retirement.
April 2, 2021

Impact of COVID-19 on Women in the Labor Force
Annuity.org
March 29, 2021

Three Retirement Planning Tips For Women
By Guest Author, Cindy Hounsell, WISER President
Social Security Matters (Social Security Administration blog)
March 19, 2021
Link to blogpost pdf

What a Longer Life Expectancy Means for Women in Retirement
Interview with WISER President Cindy Hounsell about why women should considering delaying pension payouts, working longer, and more.
Morningstar
March 10, 2021

Financial Know-how for Working Women: Why It Really Matters Now!
By Cindy Hounsell, WISER President and Forbes Contributing Author
March 9, 2021
The pandemic is a constant reminder of the need for emergency savings – but underlying that reminder is the need for financial know-how to make the best decisions in a most challenging world…
Forbes.com

Somebody to Lean On: The Cost of Caregiving with Guest Cindy Hounsell of WISER Women
Her Two Cents Podcast
February 11, 2021

Getting “WISER” on Addressing Unmet Needs Among Independent Workers
Financial Solutions Lab (blog)
February 10, 2021

Financial Independence for Older Adults
Social Work Today
Winter Issue: Vol. 21 No. 1 P. 18

Southern W.Va. Program Teaches New Tax Solutions for Independent Workers, Businesses
Interview with Diane Browning, WISER’s Rural Retirement Project
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
January 29, 2021

Opinion: Women: It’s time to take control of your financial life
January 20, 2021
MarketWatch

Financially Secure Caregiving, a podcast from the Stanford Center on Longevity
January 7, 2021
This episode highlights three caregivers who talk about their experiences managing finances for themselves and their parents, and includes a discussion about how to be financially secure as a caregiver with Cindy Hounsell (President of WISER), Roger Whitney (Host of the Retirement Answer Man podcast) and Ron Long (Head of Aging Client Services at Wells Fargo).

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