Many Want to Slow Down, Not Stop, in Retirement
It’s time to toss away some of the old notions about working in retirement, including the reasons people do so.
Don't Let Clients Become the ‘Family Bank,’ Merrill Study Warns
More and more boomers are being too generous to family members, jeopardizing their own retirement security, according to Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Age Wave.
Baby Boomers Face New Retirement Realities
Most Baby Boomers prefer peace of mind over wealth accumulation and are looking to reinvent themselves in retirement, according a Merrill Lynch study released Monday.
Dychtwald and Retirement Reset; Gold’s New Environment: December Investment Advisor—Slideshow
How is the "new retirement paradigm" holding up in the new normal?
Reading the December issue of Vanity Fair, I came across a curious find.
If you’ve been an advisor for any length of time, you’ve heard Ken Dychtwald speak.
Heritage Planning, Pt. 1: The 3rd Element of Successful Multi-Generational Planning
In the first of a series of postings, Cam Thornton explains the concept of heritage planning, and goes beyond the buzz to explain the value of preparing families to inherit more than just money.
The Great Retirement Rethink
Retirement was once such a tidy thing. You worked, you saved, you retired. Not anymore. As an affluent investor in a new study by Hearts & Wallets puts it: “I don’t think retirement is the buzzword it once was. ‘Okay, yeah right, retirement. Okay, yeah right, I’ll win the lottery.’...
Attracting and Retaining Women: A 21st Century Challenge
Flexible work arrangements," "on-ramping and relaunching" and a "nonlinear career path" have entered the lexicon of the present day workplace. But these descriptors are more...
'A Financial Katrina'
Ken Dychtwald and I were originally supposed to get together in late September in Atlanta, at Charles Schwab's IMPACT 08 conference. Dychtwald was one of...