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Clients Need “Life Guides” for Retirement—Not Just Investment Advice

The American College of Financial Services
InvestmentNews
August 11, 2020

Even without considering the COVID-19 pandemic, lifestyles of those in retirement today have changed a lot from decades past. Many are more likely to see retirement as a time of increased activity and exploration of new passions rather than simply slowing down and relaxing at home, new studies find.

At this year’s InvestmentNews Retirement Income Summit, RICP® program director Wade Pfau said because of this, advisors need to be guides rather than just business partners for their clients’ lives. Read more of what he recommends in the write-up here.

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