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  • Changing Concept Of Retirement
    Changing Concept Of Retirement

    Americans feel that retirement now looks different for everyone

    Retirement today feels “less cookie cutter than it used to be”, according to 82% of those polled in Franklin Templeton’s Voice of the American Worker Survey.
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  • Pandemic Life Silver Lining: 73% Have Improved Their Self-Care
    Pandemic Life Silver Lining: 73% Have Improved Their Self-Care

    An 81% increase from the healthinsurance.com June 2020 survey

    Americans admitting to some pandemic life silver linings according to a healthinsurance.com national survey of 1,000 U.S. adults. From the 80% who have been more focused on their health to the 73% who have improved their self-care, there are some pandemic positives.
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  • Most Americans Remain Unprepared For The Possibility Of Extended Care
    Most Americans Remain Unprepared For The Possibility Of Extended Care

    Barriers to planning include lack of awareness, uncertainties about paying for costs and possible solutions

    Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, a new survey from diversified financial services leader Thrivent found that perceptions toward extended care planning haven’t changed and a significant percentage of Americans have not documented their plans should the need for extended care arise.
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  • How ‘Retirement Ready’ Are Your Clients?
    How ‘Retirement Ready’ Are Your Clients?

    It’s never a perfectly clear picture... And good planning plays a critical role

    You’ve worked hard to build a bright future for yourself and your loved ones. Now, it’s finally almost time to begin your next chapter — retirement. As you think about when to retire, it’s important to make sure you have an income strategy that fits your vision for the future.
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  • Owning An Annuity Increases Confidence In Retirement Security
    Owning An Annuity Increases Confidence In Retirement Security

    An annuity can create a lifetime income stream, mitigating the potential longevity and market risks consumers may face in retirement

    Year after year, Secure Retirement Institute® (SRI®) research has shown that pre-retirees’ and retirees’ top concern is running out of money in retirement. The latest SRI data suggests that retirees who own an annuity are more confident than non-owners that their savings and investments will not run out if they live to age 90 (69%…
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  • Overwhelming Bipartisan Majority Oppose Social Security & Medicare Cuts To Reduce Deficit
    Overwhelming Bipartisan Majority Oppose Social Security & Medicare Cuts To Reduce Deficit

    Seniors speak in unison: Leave our benefits alone

    An AARP survey released today finds that 85% of Americans age 50+ oppose cutting Social Security and Medicare to reduce the federal budget deficit. The poll shows overwhelming opposition from both Republicans (88%) and Democrats (87%) on cutting Social Security benefits to pay down the deficit. Similarly high proportions of Republicans (86%) and Democrats (87%)…
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  • Health & Long-Term Care Costs Are An Overlooked Factor In Retirement Planning
    Health & Long-Term Care Costs Are An Overlooked Factor In Retirement Planning

    As the pandemic continues, Canadians consider health and long-term care a key retirement priority but haven't taken meaningful steps to plan for it

    Just over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, new survey results from Edward Jones reveal that Canada's aging population has a renewed awareness of the importance of health and long-term care planning – but the majority don't have a plan or aren't having intentional conversations with their family on this critical topic.
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  • First Study On Millennial Estate Planning Finds Surge In Wills Due To The Pandemic
    First Study On Millennial Estate Planning Finds Surge In Wills Due To The Pandemic

    Trending: Appoint a pet guardian, donate organs, and have a celebration of life ceremony

    Trust & Will, the leading online estate planning platform, today released the findings of "Millennials and Estate Planning in an Unprecedented Year," the first study that examines millennials' preferences for estate planning.
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  • Nearly 90% Of Estate Planning Professionals Said Female Clients Faced Workforce-Related Impacts Due To Pandemic
    Nearly 90% Of Estate Planning Professionals Said Female Clients Faced Workforce-Related Impacts Due To Pandemic

    Increased healthcare costs and prolonged life expectancy shown to be the biggest threat to estate planning in 2021

    TD Wealth today released results from its annual survey of estate planning professionals revealing that 89 percent of respondents cited that their female clients were negatively impacted in the past year by job losses, leaving the workforce or decreased salary, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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  • Interest In Life Combination Products Shifts
    Interest In Life Combination Products Shifts

    6 in 10 consumers said it is at least somewhat likely they would consider a life combination product if shopping for life insurance

    As the pandemic spread, images of nursing homes and assisted care facilities flooded the media. The sick and elderly were particularly vulnerable to this deadly virus and so many families were cut off from their parents and grandparents in the hopes of protecting them from exposure to COVID-19.
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