Retirement policy, interest rates and market volatility have made retirement planning more challenging for clients and advisors alike. What are the philosophies, opportunities and challenges you need to be aware of to help your clients navigate decumulation in today’s environment?
In this episode, we’re joined by Jamie Hopkins, Director of Retirement Research at Carson Coaching and co-creator of the Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) designation. Jamie discusses the opportunities and challenges associated with creating retirement income in this new environment, including how to help shift the mindset of individuals to adapt to these changes.The IRS recently announced that it will allow plan sponsors to pay out pensions as a lump sum to plan participants. In this video BMO Global Asset Management discusses what considerations should be made by plan sponsors and plan participants before choosing lump sum as an option.
The IRS recently announced that it will allow plan sponsors to pay out pensions as a lump sum to plan participants. In this video BMO Global Asset Management discusses what considerations should be made by plan sponsors and plan participants before choosing lump sum as an option.
Recent data show that the retirement savings of millennial and baby boomer women continue to lag behind their male peers.
As life expectancy numbers continue to increase, the need for more careful and more precise financial planning for retirement has increased with it. A startup called Genivity, one of the winners of BMO's 1871 FinTech partnership program in 2017, is helping financial advisors have better conversations with their clients by incorporating health history insights into the financial planning process.
Determining a Social Security strategy can be one of the most complicated processes that people across the U.S. face as they reach retirement. Learn the ins and outs of claiming Social Security and the role you can play in the process as a financial advisor.
With the cost of healthcare steadily rising across America, planning for this expense has become a focal point in many financial plans. Learn how investors and their advisors can turn to health savings accounts, and their tax benefits to address the specific cost in retirement.
Market volatility doesn’t have to interfere with retirement outcomes. Here are three ways volatility can impact plan participants and three ways to manage it.
In our second issue of next, we discuss how some of the factors may affect your role as a fiduciary in building effective retirement plans, including the effect changing interest rates may have on target date funds.
Today, with new regulations and greater transparency since the financial crisis, securities lending activity has reached its highest level in a decade with more than $19 trillion in assets available for lending globally.