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How to Get Your $1,200 From the Government Stimulus Package

Apr 01, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the bipartisan Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act passed both chambers of Congress and was signed by the President on March 27, 2020.

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Life Insurance Prices Will Likely Rise Because of the Pandemic. Here's Everything to Know About Buying a Policy Right Now

Money
Apr 01, 2020

In this unprecedented time of economic and social uncertainty, many people are looking for the comfort and support that a life insurance policy can bring to their financial situation. But what are the options available in today’s complex landscape?

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Now is the Perfect Time to Convert Your IRA to a Roth

Money
Mar 30, 2020

As the coronavirus continues to fuel market unrest and send investors’ portfolios into a spiral, now may be a good time to convert IRA accounts into Roths in order to preserve hard-won gains from years of retirement savings.

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Wade Pfau, PhD, CFA

The Safety First Approach to Retirement Income with Wade Pfau

Retire with Purpose Podcast
Mar 30, 2020

RICP® program director and Retirement Income Center co-director Wade Pfau was recently featured as a guest on Casey Weade’s Retire with Purpose podcast.

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Advisors Warn Against Dipping Into 401(k)s

InvestmentNews
Mar 27, 2020

As the federal government looks to throw those facing financial woes from the coronavirus crisis a lifeline, financial advisors are warning everyday Americans not to be too quick to jump on board.

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Coronavirus Stimulus Bill Lets American Raid Their Retirement Accounts

CBS Moneywatch
Mar 27, 2020

With the government’s coronavirus relief package now signed into law, financial advisors and experts across the country are analyzing the options everyday Americans may have to stay afloat during a crisis that has so put so many out of work.

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Your Retirement Income Depends on the Software You Use

Forbes
Mar 26, 2020

With technology ever-present and at our fingertips all the time, many people planning for their retirement lean on different apps, sites, or software packages to tell them what to do.

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The Unforeseen Pitfalls of Credit in Retirement

Mar 26, 2020

Credit, from both a personal and a business perspective, is something many people take for granted in the modern day but which is important for daily living on a variety of levels.

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The Coronavirus Relief Bills Would Allow Investors to Tap 401(k)s Penalty-Free and Waive RMDs. Experts Have Concerns

Barron's
Mar 24, 2020

As Congress works to pass various financial relief measures to combat the economic impact of the coronavirus, one provision would allow people with retirement savings in 401(k) accounts to withdraw money without the usual penalties.

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With Market Volatility, Consider Goals-Based Planning Over Investment-Based Planning of Retirement

TheStreet
Mar 20, 2020

With market volatility the focus of most financial discussions right now, moving away from an investment-based retirement plan seems like a prudent decision. But what are the alternatives when so many saving for retirement rely on their portfolios?

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