For our retirement issue, Investment Advisor talked to some of the biggest names in the retirement industry to get their take on the biggest issues in retirement planning. Politics, the economy, evolving planning strategies: Modern retirement is fraught with challenges to both the retiree and the advisor. The experts weigh in on these challenges and more.
We also present the second article in Olivia Mellan and Sherry Christie’s series on brain behavior. Throughout March, we’ll offer more articles and special reports that share insights to help you understand the science behind why your clients do what they do, and techniques to help them make better decisions for themselves.
When retirements were buoyed by employer-sponsored pensions and a robust Social Security, the most difficult challenge earlier generations of retirees had to face was how to fill their hours when they got tired of playing golf. Modern retirement is more precarious. As the responsibility for paying for retirement shifts off employers’ shoulders and on to employees’—and to some degree, advisors’—myriad challenges emerge.
To help advisors bring clarity to their clients’ retirement plans, Investment Advisor talked to several of the main players on the retirement stage to get their thoughts on the big challenges of modern retirement.