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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financial industry’s focus on the size of a client’s retirement savings, their return on investment, and increasingly outdated rules of thumb – like the 4% rule – may be doing more harm to clients than...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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Bringing more than 55 years of combined industry experience, Tom McNeela and Jeff Cusack join RetireOne as Director of Client Experience and Sr. Managing Director, Strategic Accounts, respectively. San Francisco, CA – March 28, 2022 – RetireOne®, the leading independent platform for fee-based insurance solutions, today announced the appointment of Tom McNeela and Jeff Cusack...
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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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Ukraine
The human cost behind current market troubles We all know what’s happening in Eastern Europe right now. We can feel the shockwaves of it all the way over here, in the USA, and the financial industry is abuzz with predictions and speculation. Whether we’re talking about how a long-term war in Ukraine could hurt our...
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February has been a busy month for RetireOne. There’s still plenty we’re working on that we can’t talk about yet, but one thing we can talk about is the addition of Dimensional Fund Advisors investment strategies to our contingent deferred annuity (CDA), Constance. We believe in Constance and what it can do to revolutionize the...
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DFA’s asset allocation models and 38 Mutual Funds and ETFs are now covered by Constance: the first flat-fee, zero-commission lifetime income solution that RIAs can seamlessly integrate into client portfolios San Francisco, CA – February 15, 2022 – RetireOne®, the leading independent platform for fee-based insurance solutions, today announced they have collaborated with Dimensional Fund...
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Have the Rules Changed? Recently Advisor Perspectives posted an advice column by Beverly Flaxington, a practice management consultant who helps financial advisors. In this particular column, she was presented with a query from an advisor, H.D., who objected to the idea that advisors must understand their clients’ goals and values to best help them achieve...
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Investors Increasingly Drawn to Lifetime Income Thanks to Harry Markowitz’ Modern Portfolio Theory, the 60/40 portfolio has been a widely appreciated investment strategy. It makes sense. Put most of your money in stocks for growth and diversify by allocating a chunk of it to bonds for stability and protection. But we’ve been experiencing an extended...
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