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4 in 5 Americans Lack Retirement Planning Knowledge: Survey

ThinkAdvisor
Sep 17, 2020

While a majority of older Americans think they know enough about retirement planning, The College’s 2020 Retirement Income Literacy Survey results prove otherwise.

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Americans Sliding Back on Financial Literacy - Here's Why

The Street
Sep 16, 2020

With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging and Social Security and other entitlements less secure than they have been for decades, there’s never been a more important time for Americans to think seriously about retirement planning.

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Opinion: There’s Only One Person Who is Looking Out for Your Retirement. You

MarketWatch
Sep 16, 2020

The College’s 2020 Retirement Income Literacy Survey contains a number of takeaways for advisors looking to prepare their older clients for a life in retirement, including that many of them don’t have t

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Americans in Need of Retirement Planning Knowledge

PlanSponsor
Sep 16, 2020

In The College’s 2020 Retirement Income Literacy Survey, a majority of Americans at or near retirement age revealed they don’t have enough knowledge about financial planning to properly prepare for a li

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Are You Financially Literate? Take the Quiz

401(k) Specialist
Sep 15, 2020

One of the biggest takeaways from The College’s 2020 Retirement Income Literacy Survey is that older Americans, as the most likely group to be put in a situation of long-term medical care, still don’t have the knowledge they need to plan adequately for the possibility.

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Why Annuity Demand Fell During the COVID Crash

Advisor Perspectives
Sep 15, 2020

In The College’s 2020 Retirement Income Literacy Survey, four out of five Americans at or near retirement age showed a lack of basic knowledge necessary for financial security.

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80% of Older Workers Financially Illiterate: Survey

InvestmentNews
Sep 15, 2020

Advisors and experts have been warning for years that financial literacy in the United States is declining, and The College’s recent 2020 Retirement Income Literacy Survey results confirm this troubling

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The Annuity With a Tax-Planning Twist

Kiplinger
Aug 26, 2020

Among the many factors people at or near retirement need to build into their retirement plans are required minimum distributions (RMDs) from retirement accounts. If not handled wisely, the tax on RMDs can mean money lost at a time when clients can least afford it.

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The DOL Addresses How Much Retirement Income a 401(k) Account Provides

Forbes
Aug 26, 2020

As part of the SECURE Act passed late last year, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is requiring employers to disclose more information to their employees about what kind of income their saved 401(k)s and other assets will potentially provide them in retirement.

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How to Create Income for Life

Kiplinger
Aug 26, 2020

Planning for retirement is a delicate balance between overspending and underspending with assets. Withdrawing too much can jeopardize long-term retirement stability, but in the same way withdrawing too little can leave money on the table clients or their families could otherwise have used.

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