Asset Allocation Has ‘Minor’ Role in Retirement Planning
Financial advice tends to focus on how financial assets are allocated. But other levers may be more important for most households.
At FPA San Diego, Alicia Munnell Paints Bleak Retirement Picture
Alicia Munnell, director of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, told attendees at the FPA Experience 2011: “We have a significant increase in retirement needs and a decrease in available retirement resources.”
Top 4 Risks for Baby Boomer Retirement
Alicia Munnell, director of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, wrote in Smart Money about the reasons retirement will be so much riskier for Baby Boomers than their parents and grandparents.
Olivia Mitchell, International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans: Extended 2011 IA 25 Profile
When you think of retirement research, two people immediately come to mind—Alicia Munnell, director of the CRR and Olivia Mitchell, whose titles and C.V. stretch a bit further.
FSI OneVoice 2011: Center for Retirement Research’s Munnell on Baby Boomers' State of Mind
Alicia Munnell's message—the preparedness (or lack thereof) of baby boomers for retirement—was not new to her audience, but the statistics she provided and the tone of her presentation provided clarity for the challenges faced by the boomer generation.
Social Security Trustees Report Holds Few Surprises
There simply is "no silver bullet" to fix Social Security.
A scary perspective on Social Security
For all the hype about Social Security's impending demise, it's nothing compared with your clients' 401(k)s. In a follow-up to last week's commentary on the...
Really? "Major concerns" about boomer retirement
Yet another startling stat on impending boomer retirement implosion, but one worth noting nonetheless. When health care costs are included, the percentage of households 'at...
Now what for 401(k)s?
The New York Times got the rundown from experts as to where 401(k)s are headed. Here's a summary of viewpoints, plus recent survey facts on...
A Congressional Pledge to Preserve 401(k)s, Despite Their Flaws
Congress begins hearings on how to fix 401(k), other retirement vehicles; hears from Bogle, Alicia Munnell