Retirees have different needs from their portfolios, so you might expect a portfolio’s investment strategy to be aligned with those needs. Although the income approach isn’t always preferred, new research shows it can be a viable alternative to a total return approach.
We believe viewing retirement health care costs as an annual expense, instead of as a lump sum, makes it easier for retirees to plan for and pay for them.
John Caserta grew up in North Haven, Conn., where he’s now a Chartered Financial Consultant and managing director at Caserta & de Jongh LLC. His second office is in New Haven, home to his alma mater, Yale, where he studied Italian and played trumpet in concert and jazz bands. His frequent media appearances and alumni connections are helping him grow his practice.
As we navigate fallout from the global pandemic, it can be easy to focus on the short-term pain we feel from market volatility instead of the potential rewards of sticking with a long-term financial plan. Join President and Global CIO Daniel Needham and Head of Decision Sciences Ryan Murphy, who will discuss key messages to consider for mid-year check-ins and ideas to help clients stay focused on what really matters in times like these.
Overconfident? Cognitively Rigid? How Investors Can Make Better Decisions by Dealing With Emotions and Biases
Sarah Newcomb, director of behavioral science at Morningstar, Inc., discusses emotions brought on by market loss, talks about how they can affect decisions, and offers some ways to cope. Ryan Murphy, head of decision sciences at Morningstar Investment Management, discusses cognitive biases to watch out for and ways investors can make better decisions.
Firms that provide the infrastructure for the online economy have demand for their services boom during the pandemic.
Derek Notman is a virtual advisor. That doesn't mean he just uses video conferencing to talk with clients. His entire practice is virtual, and he's helping other advisors do the same.
With so much market noise, it can be difficult for investors to see how financial plans can help them stay on track toward their long term goals.To help with client conversations, advisors can review our Progress Update, which includes slides covering the market downturn and the importance of staying the course.