The Critical Importance of Asset Coordination in Retirement Planning
Failing to account for Social Security in the overall retirement portfolio is a major fiduciary fail, putting the client’s retirement and the advisor’s business at significant risk.
Building the Modern-Day Stretch IRA: Proceed With Caution
The Supreme Court’s recent finding on non-spousal inherited IRAs has generated renewed interest in how to structure the IRA as a wealth transfer vehicle.
File and Suspend Creates a Social Security Insurance Policy
A Social Security loophole lets clients who have delayed retirement get benefits even after the initial deferral decision has been made. There's one caveat, however.
Top 10 Social Security Myths: Part 2
Don’t let your clients sacrifice their benefits on the altar of misinformation. In part two of our series, we debunk five more Social Security myths.
Tackling the Retirement Income Challenge With Innovation
Four experts at the IRI conference addressed the issue of retirement income planning — and the nuances of retirement distributions.
Why Insurance Industry Is Crucial for Americans: Dennis Glass
Speaking at IRI conference, Lincoln Financial Distributors’ CEO says the retirement readiness gap provides a big opportunity for the industry.
Top 10 Social Security Myths: Part 1
Don’t let your clients sacrifice their benefits on the altar of misinformation. In part one of a series, we debunk five big Social Security myths.
Congress Begins to Tackle Retirement
Congress this week is turning its attention to the country’s retirement security crisis, particularly for workers in small and midsize businesses.
New Hybrid Indexed Annuities Balance Market Volatility
Insurance carriers have developed a hybrid fixed indexed annuity with a built-in hedge that allows greater potential for participation in market gains.
Social Security Claiming Options: Don’t ‘Save the Date’
Social Security agents want you to get the most in benefits, but the more important issue is when you get those benefits.