Archive for Women and Retirement

The Platinum Retirement Challenge: Gray Divorce

  By Lili Vasileff, CFP®, MAFF, CDFA, RIA, Wealth Protection Management Let me start with background on gray divorce and retirement. It is a genuine, real statistic. Every ten seconds, a boomer turns 60 years old. Among the US adults who are age 50 plus, the divorce rate has doubled since 1994. Interestingly, the increase […]

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Women and Retirement

Presented by: Cindy Hounsell, JD, President of Wiser, Mary Beth Franklin, CFP®, and Betty Meredith, CFA, CFP®, CRC®, President of Int’l Retirement Resource Center Most people are familiar with the issues that are unique to women. We’re talking about some issues that may be less familiar. Women earn less. It seems to be improving for […]

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The Personal Cost of Caregiving: Women Need to Protect THEIR Retirement Too!

By Cindy Hounsell, JD, President of WISER Editor’s note: It’s estimated that more than 36 million households across the country have an adult who’s providing unpaid care to a family member.  Sixty-six percent of those caregivers are women, according to the caregiving in the U.S. studied by the National Alliance for Caregiving.   Caregivers spend an […]

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A Lasting Mother’s Day Gift for the Mid-Market

By Betty Meredith, CFA, CFP®, CRC® This Mother’s Day, reach out to three women who mean a lot you – your mother, aunts, sisters, cousins and even daughters – and review the following with them.   As a pre-read to this article, I highly recommend the November, 2010 article by Eleanor Blayney, “Empowering, Educating, and Engaging […]

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The Impact of Retirement Risks on Women

The Impact of Retirement Risks on Women Study was sponsored by WISER and the Society of Actuaries’ (SOA) Post Retirement Needs and Risks Committee (see description of both organizations at the end of this article). InFRE has been an active member of this committee since its inception, and partners regularly with the SOA on studies that will […]

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