In the latest Financial Professional Outlook, many advisors say yield-focused investment strategies are a good option for clients, but their reasoning raises some questions.
Some things in life are unavoidably uncertain – including our life expectancy. If you don’t know how long a client’s retirement will be, how can you help ensure their retirement income stream will last?
In the latest Financial Professional Outlook, persistent investor uncertainty shakes advisors’ market optimism.
New research by Russell Investments shows that a substantial portion of retirement income comes from investment growth that occurs during retirement. Are your clients’ portfolios appropriately positioned?
Several recent surveys, including our own June 2012 Financial Professional Outlook, point to investor uncertainty about the markets and a general mood of pessimism about their financial prospects for retirement. It seems these concerns about retirement are not only a domestic issue either.
If you’re anything like the advisors surveyed in our just-released Financial Professional Outlook, retirement income planning plays an important role in your practice. And it’s likely to increase in the coming years. The reason is that 10,000 Americans are reaching retirement age every day1. And now that Baby Boomers have begun turning 65, retirement income
We all know that markets don’t like uncertainty. It turns out that investors don’t care for it all that much, either. And that point is especially valid for the Baby Boomer generation. It makes a lot sense when you think about it. The very first Boomers are officially hitting retirement age this year, and face