LiSA Initiative Launches New Website to Connect with Women

  • Posted by Laura Manzer
  • On February 17, 2015
New Grassroots Women’s Organization’s known as LiSA Initiative Designs Website as Resource LiSA submitted a press release last week to announce the launch of its website. LiSA, a women’s initiative launched by First Financial Security, Inc. (FFS), announced its new website at FFS’s annual JumpStart event Jan. 22-24. More than simply an initiative, LiSA is […]
Read More
 5

A New Year, A New Initiative, A New Focus

  • Posted by Debbie Gerlicher
  • On January 31, 2015
In 2015, LiSA Initiative will be laser-focused on Financial Illiteracy in the United States. The data and statistics tell us that women are increasingly becoming responsible for a growing portion of the U.S. economy ($22 trillion by the year 2020). Yet, besides making great strides in so many areas, women feel poorly prepared to deal with […]
Read More
 8

What you Don’t Know…

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On January 31, 2015
You wouldn’t drive a car or use heavy machinery without first reading a manual and learning how to operate it safely. Failure to do so could result in loss of life or a devastating injury. Yet, many Americans think nothing of making decisions about an equally important matter – their personal finances – without the […]
Read More
 3

Women Having A Financial Plan

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On January 30, 2015
Just one-third of women have a financial plan in place, and among the youngest segments (ages 25-34), just one in 10 has a plan. – Women & Money Magazine
Read More
 10

Scary Statistics About Women

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On January 30, 2015
  Life expectancy for women is 81. For men it is 73. (The Social Security Administration) The average age of widowhood in the US is 55 years old. (U.S. Census Bureau) Women are more likely than men to be single parents. (U.S. Census Bureau) Nearly 2/3 of US women have already dealt with a major […]
Read More
 4

Financial Education Statistics

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On January 29, 2015
Most adults wish they had financial course work. Only 5% said they were taught about money by a teacher, and 40% say they would give themselves a C, D, or F on their grasp of personal financial concepts. A full 85% of American parents believe that financial education courses should be required for high school […]
Read More
 5

The JumpStart 2015 Spotlight Shines Brightly on LiSA

  • Posted by LiSA
  • On January 29, 2015
LiSA was front and center at the recent First Financial Security JumpStart 2015 event. Throughout the two-and-a-half day meeting, Jan. 22-24, attendees heard about the outstanding work being done on behalf of American women from FFS field and home office leaders, especially LiSA Chair and FFS Co-CEO Debbie Gerlicher. Debbie hosted a meeting on Thurs., […]
Read More
 5