Meet with a financial coach to help you map out a financial strategy for retirement.


$tand By Me 50+ provides information, resources and support to increase the economic stability of Delawareans age 50 and older. You can receive financial coaching, benefits access, workshops and retirement planning.

Financial coaching includes one-on-one sessions with a financial coach aimed at meeting your personal financial goals to ensure that you maintain your quality of life in retirement.

Coaching focuses on empowering individuals to find their own answers. Included in financial coaching is the use of Benefits CheckUp — a benefits screening tool provided through the National Council on Aging.

You can work with a coach to discuss a variety of topics, including:

  • How to manage everyday spending
  • Where to cut spending
  • How to create a budget
  • How to build asset building
  • How to build and repair credit

$tand By Me 50+ is a joint project of the United Way of Delaware, State of Delaware and Wilmington Senior Center. Funding has also been provided by Bank of America, WSFS Bank and National Council on Aging.

You can easily access a variety of free resources and information tailored for those 50+

$tand By Me®  50+ also provides workshops, seminars and lunchtime presentations throughout the state on a variety of topics that help you take control of their retirement futures.

We also work with organizations in the community:

Employers: Help your employees understand their options and actively secure their financial future by learning about retirement.

Leaders of faith-based organizations, libraries, civic associations and nonprofits: Work with us to plan a program for your community.

Call us today to learn more about how you can get ready to retire and maintain quality of life post employment.



(302) 651-3427


(302)337-7284 ext 155