Posted 2:40 p.m. Thursday, June 10, 2021


Check out these Wisconsin Strong events: Financial Wellness for Women on June 22; Customize Your Debt Plan on June 23 (two sessions); and Wisconsin Strong Women: Unique Challenges to Achieving Financial Security on June 24. Register now!

Financial Wellness for Women
Event: June 22
Join Well Wisconsin Radio host Morgan Meinen and guest Cindy Hounsell, President of the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement, as they discuss the financial challenges women face today during the podcast, Financial Wellness for Women.

Takeaways: Learn about the common financial mistakes that women make and how you can secure your financial future. Non-Medicare Advantage group health insurance participants: You’ll receive a well-being activity code that can be used towards your Well Wisconsin incentive.

WebMD Health Services produces Well Wisconsin Radio, which is a free service of the Well Wisconsin Program.

Register for session:

June 22 at 12:00 p.m.

Customize Your Debt Plan
Event: June 23
Tune in to the free webinar, Customize Your Debt Plan, to better understand your debt and how it is currently structured, and gain insights on important factors that aren’t always considered. This webinar is presented by our Wisconsin Strong partner, Summit Credit Union.

Takeaways: Feel more confident about the actions you can take to meet your debt reduction goals and save on interest costs!

Register for session:

June 23 at 8:30 a.m.

June 23 at 5:30 p.m.

Wisconsin Strong Women: Unique Challenges to Achieving Financial Security
Event: June 24
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 the webinar, Wisconsin Strong Women: Unique Challenges to Achieving Financial Security.

Kathy Blumenfeld, Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions, is set to moderate. Panelists are:

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.

Register for session:

June 24 at 12:00 p.m.

Wisconsin Strong
These events are a part of the Wisconsin Strong: Your Financial Security™ program, which is managed by the Department of Employee Trust Funds. Wisconsin Strong is designed to empower you to maximize your Wisconsin Retirement System benefits, save for the future, and achieve financial wellness at any age. Visit and follow along at #WIStrongSecurity.