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We recently collaborated with Dr. Michael Finke, Professor of Wealth Management at The American College, on a white paper entitled, “Portfolio Income Insurance – Understanding the Benefits of a Contingent Deferred Annuity.” In the white paper, Dr. Finke talks about market risk and how it impacts retirement spending, the stress that increased longevity can put...
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RetireOne CEO and co-founder David Stone published an article for WealthManagement.com entitled, “Reframing the Retirement Conversation” which argues that the financial industry’s focus on the size of a client’s retirement savings, their return on investment, and increasingly outdated rules of thumb – like the 4% rule – may be doing more harm to clients than...
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At the beginning of April, RetireOne President Ed Mercier appeared alongside Head of Retirement Distribution Tim Kohn of Dimensional Fund Advisors on Bob Huebscher’s podcast, Gaining Perspective. Huebscher talked to Ed and Tim about RetireOne’s contingent deferred annuity, Constance, and the recent addition of DFA funds to Constance’s suite of covered funds. Ed and Tim...
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The Evolving Retirement Conversation Due to a host of conditions and a massive population of Boomers joining the ranks of the retired, we’ve been staring down the barrel of what experts believe could be a looming retirement crisis, trying to find solutions. Do we raise the retirement age? Cut Social Security benefits, or raise taxes?...
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Think of it as retirement income insurance Writing for Kiplinger, RetireOne President Ed Mercier addresses the need for retirees to pensionize retirement savings so that they may navigate sequence of returns risk and longevity risk effectively. As American retirement plans have shifted from defined benefit to defined contribution plans the aforementioned risks were also shifted...
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As DB plans give way to DC plans, investors need innovative ways to “pensionize” retirement savings Writing for Advisor Magazine, RetireOne co-founder and CEO David Stone points out that 10,000 Baby Boomers retire every day—many of them without employer-provided defined benefit plans. Without these traditional pensions to provide sustainable income in retirement, it’s no wonder...
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Boomers have been conditioned to accumulate wealth in 401(k)s, IRAs and brokerage accounts. 10k of them retire every day. Now what?  David Stone writes about coming insuretech innovation in WealthManagement.com‘s 2021 mid-year outlook. As we face what some folks are calling “Peak 65,” a vast population of Americans will need to figure out how to...
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Making a successful RIA move with as many of your client assets as possible…even annuities Writing for ThinkAdvisor, RetireOne Managing Director Kevin Hissong and Lotay Yang of Black Card Circle RIA in California address some hurdles advisors may face as they transition all of their client assets to a fee-based practice structure from a brokerage...
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In David Stone’s latest article for Advisor Perspectives, he writes about RIAs who choose to ignore annuities. He notes that, “When you consider that nearly half (48%) of Americans own or previously owned annuities, you understand that declining to offer guidance on those investments could mean that you are turning your back on a large swath of...
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A Ballet of Black Swans Investors over 40 have now experienced several so-called black swan events in the last 20 years. These are those “once every 100 years” financial haymakers that drop our investments to the mat with fearsome efficiency. It is remarkable that Gen-Xers had their 401(k)s and IRAs staggered by not one but...
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