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Thursday, September 17, 2009

IF women only knew how to get their due from retirement

Women and Retirement
Linney Frank Bailiey wrote this piece as part of the 2009 The Irvine Foundation California Politics and Policy Fellowship program administered by New America Media.

Hounsell, 62, A Georgetown University trained lawyer, she runs the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement, or WISER.

"Frequently, Hounsell said, women are unaware of their rights to some of their spouse’s retirement income, or they don’t want to appear greedy by pursuing it."

For more information, visit www.wiserwomen.org.


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