“Life Planning”: How Longer Lives Demand A Shift In Approach To Retirement Planning

2017-02-05 12_30_32-Films & TVAmericans are living longer. In fact, many may end up spending more years in retirement than they did working – and the author of today’s article warns that this new reality demands a new approach to retirement planning if Americans don’t want to “run out of money before they run out of life.” Specifically, the author advocates for a shift from “financial planning” to “life planning”. What considerations should one address when creating an integrated life plan – and why do these considerations contain no mention of investing? CLICK HERE to find out.

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Making Some Green From A Graying Population

2016-05-15 20_41_31-New notificationSure, you know that people around the world are living longer, but do you know how to make money off this “global aging megatrend”? Today’s article highlights a recent report on this unprecedented demographic shift and its investment implications. What potentially lucrative investment opportunities exist in the areas of real estate and health care & technology, and how can you get in on the action (including specific REITs and ETFs)? What is the new Aging Population ETF that is in the works? CLICK HERE to read more.

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What Longer/Healthier Retirements Require

2016-04-03 11_30_58-Microsoft Office Picture Manager“Millions of Americans already are facing tough financial challenges when it comes to retirement. But we’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg if life spans really begin to lengthen.” Today’s article examines what will be required of people in order to ensure a secure retirement if life expectancies rise considerably. Here’s what the author has to say: “The affordability part of living longer will require people to become more disciplined, improve their financial literacy and embrace assets, from stock funds to annuities, with which they might not have high comfort or familiarity. In some cases, it also will involve an adjustment in attitudes and behaviors.” To read more, CLICK HERE.

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