Tag Archives: retirement planning

Transamerica Institute Announces “Improving Women’s Retirement Security”

23 Mar
Women's Retirement Security

Women face unique challenges and circumstances that put them at an even greater risk of not achieving a financially secure retirement, compared to men. A special one-hour edition of ClearPath – Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth will offer insights into the particular risks women face and clear-cut steps they can take to improve their […]

Seventeen Startling Facts That Sum Up Women’s Retirement Risks

02 Mar
Black and white image of women stretching on beach - Women's Retirement Risks

Today, nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® (TCRS) has released a new research report, Seventeen Facts About Women’s Retirement Outlook, which sheds light on vulnerabilities unique to women in their efforts to prepare for a secure retirement. The report is based on findings from TCRS’ 17th Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey of Workers, and is being […]

What The Kids Get – Planning Your Legacy So Your Final Wishes Come True

11 Nov
Portrait of beautiful girl in warm clothing - Your legacy

After a lifetime of working hard and saving faithfully, some people just want to enjoy retirement and spend their money without worrying about passing on anything to the next generation. But plenty of others are determined to leave a legacy – whether it’s by bequeathing a tidy sum to their children and grandchildren, or bestowing […]

Finding The Path To A Stable Retirement When Savings And Social Security Aren’t Enough

31 Aug
footprints on sand on the path to retirement

As much as American workers look forward to retirement, many of them also worry that retirement is a luxury they can’t afford. In fact, about one-fourth express concerns about running out of cash in retirement, according to a survey by the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council. The problem, says Marco Kozlowski, (www.marcokozlowski.com) an entrepreneur and business […]

It’s Outcome, Not Income, That Should Be Stressed In Retirement Planning

22 Aug
Retirement Planning

Retirement Planning? Most Americans are pessimistic about how well off they’ll be financially when they reach retirement. “People have a lot of worries and that’s understandable,” says Dan Carter, an Investment Advisor Representative for Safeguard Investment Advisory Group (www.safeguardinvestment.com). “Their savings may not be what they hoped for. Pensions for most people are a thing […]

Expats: adventurers or foreign retirees?

03 Aug
expat-mexico

Hemingway, as an expat, implied high adventure in a foreign land The first definition of “expatriate” appeared in a French dictionary in the late 1700s and denotes a person who has been banished from his or her native land. This elucidation came just in time for Napoleon’s exile to the island of Elba in 1814; […]

3 Tips To Help You Navigate The Treacherous 401(k) Waters

13 Jul
3 Tips To Help You Navigate The Treacherous 401(k) Waters

A 401(k) is the primary retirement-savings vehicle for many Americans. But despite the 401(k)’s importance, the average participant’s only investment strategy is to plow money into the accounts – then do nothing. They rarely if ever make changes to the investment selections their plans offer. “I’ve known people who had the money in the same […]

Investor Sentiment Survey Report

05 Jul
Investor Sentiment Survey Report

Investor Sentiment Jumps Six Points in 2016’s Second Quarter, Following Three Quarterly Declines BOSTON, July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Investor sentiment increased in the second quarter of 2016 as measured by the John Hancock Investor Sentiment Index, rising to +25 from +19 in the first quarter of this year. Sentiment had reached an all-time high of […]

International Retirement Plan

24 Jun
International Retirement Plan

How many people have enough savings for retirement now? Today’s statistic is that a person over age 50 who loses his job will have a 90% chance of not finding another one. Everyone needs a retirement plan because no-one knows when an industry shift, or economic downturn could effect your career and your life, in […]