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Coronavirus Puts the Squeeze on Retirement Hopes

Financial Times
Jun 12, 2020

As the economy takes a pounding from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, there’s been plenty of speculation about the future of retirement planning and how advisors and clients can preserve their assets against market declines and uncertainty.

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Pandemic Provides Opportunity to Rebalance Client Communication

401KSpecialst
Jun 09, 2020

According to a recent survey conducted by The American College of Financial Services, as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, financial advisors are fielding many more calls

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The Annuity Puzzle: Other Issues Impacting the Annuity Decision

Forbes
Jun 09, 2020

Many economists and financial professionals often express confusion at why clients approaching retirement don’t take advantage of the guaranteed income that annuity products offer.

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“We Can All Do More”: American College President

ThinkAdvisor
Jun 08, 2020

George Nichols III, President and CEO of The American College of Financial Services, has made no secret of his desire to make The College a platform for progress, and has spoken about his own personal experiences

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George Nichols III, President and CEO

American College CEO Opens Up About Black Life in a White World

InsuranceNewsNet
Jun 05, 2020

As our country lays bare widespread inequality and racial tensions, many prominent African Americans are speaking out about how their personal lives and day-to-day experiences are vastly different from their fellow citizens.

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The Case for Alternative Investments

The Wall Street Journal
Jun 04, 2020

In the uncertain COVID-19 market, financial advisors and wealth managers are faced with difficult choices, but also potential opportunities.

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Watch Out: This is the Age Where You Should Definitely Stop Trading Stocks

MarketWatch
Jun 04, 2020

Trading stocks in the open market is becoming an increasingly risky proposition with the ongoing financial turmoil of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Swedroe, Kotlikoff Warn Advisors to Prepare for Higher Taxes After Pandemic

ThinkAdvisor
Jun 03, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic still sweeping the nation, financial experts are looking ahead and warning advisors to make sure they plan ahead.

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Tax Planning is a Hot Topic Amid a Pandemic and a Looming Election

InvestmentNews
Jun 01, 2020

In the last installment of The American College of Financial Services’ webcast series "Financial Planning During COVID-19," faculty members at The College and leading experts in tax and retirement planning discussed financial

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529 Plans Suffered in Q1 but Continue to Evolve

ThinkAdvisor
May 29, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is impacting all sectors of the economy, and education funding is among them. While those with 529 college savings plans have been able to ride out the financial uncertainty for the moment, there may be more long-term issues to consider if these plans can be preserved.

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