Industry experts discuss challenges women face in achieving financial security
Women face unique challenges to achieving financial wellness and security throughout their lives. The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened the problem. Find out why and more important, explore solutions on how to overcome the challenges at a special virtual discussion with industry experts, presented by the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds, on June 24 from noon to 1 p.m.
Kathy Blumenfeld, Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions, is set to moderate Wisconsin Strong Women: Unique Challenges to Achieving Financial Security. Panelists are:
- Lara Hinz, Director of Programs, Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement
- Dr. Joelle Saad-Lessler, co-author of Still Shortchanged: An Update on Women's Retirement Preparedness, a report for the National Institute on Retirement Security
- Amy Crowe, Financial Education Specialist, Summit Credit Union
Topics include women’s pay inequality, caregiving, access to Social Security benefits, outliving retirement income and other factors that impact a financially secure retirement. In addition, panelists will recommend actions that women can take to navigate and lessen the challenges at every stage of their financial journey.
The event is free of charge. Register now!