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Helping Clients Regain Retirement Confidence

Helping Clients Regain Retirement Confidence

There is a silver lining to the lack of confidence seen today's in employees planning for retirement. Nearly 70% of workers say they need to save 10% or more of household income in order to have a financially secure retirement. Four in 10 put the goal at 20% or more. While those may be just guesses, they are at least in the right direction for [...]

Deferred Income Annuity Sales Break Records in 2012

Deferred Income Annuity Sales Break Records in 2012

Subscribe to Insurance Insider News by Leila Morris ANNUITIES • Deferred Income Annuity Sales Break Records in 2012 IN CALIFORNIA • Commissioner Offers His Own Geographic Rating Proposals • Healthcare To Take a larger Share of California’s Budget • Provider Sues After Being Excluded from Anthem Network HEALTHCARE • HHS Issues [...]

Retirement Planning’s ‘Magic Numbers’

Retirement Planning’s ‘Magic Numbers’

Fidelity Investments, the nation's largest provider of 401(k) plans has come up with a magic number to determine when your clients are saving enough. Typical wage earners, it said, should aim to save at least eight times their final annual pay to be sure they can afford basic living expenses in retirement. To come up with the formula, Fidelity [...]

Health Costs Hurting Retirement Business Owners Say

Health Costs Hurting Retirement Business Owners Say

Seven-in-ten American business owners consider rising health care costs to the primary threat to their current or future retirement, according to a new Millionaire Corner survey of 1,100 investors. “The cost of health insurance” has been ranked the top small-business problem for the last 25 years, according to “Small-Business Problems and [...]

Retirement Planning: Reality Bites for Generation Xers

Retirement Planning: Reality Bites for Generation Xers

Generation Xers are struggling more than other age groups with retirement planning. Hit particularly hard by the recession, they are juggling the twin needs of saving for retirement and the immediate needs of raising a family and other major financial obligations such as paying a mortgage. The retirement planning attitudes of those between 30-44 [...]