Researchers are telling us that the expected retirement age for U.S. workers is rising and that people are planning on working longer, as opposed to saving more. Researchers at Mathew Greenwald & Associates, Inc. and the Employee Benefit Research Institute reported that only 68% of U.S. workers said they or a spouse had tried to […]
As I was contemplating a post for this blog, my thoughts kept returning to the tragedy that the Japanese have suffered following the tsunami that swept over cities and towns, taking with it countless human lives. And while talk of death is not foreign to this blog, given the nature of the topic we cover, […]
Women, Money and Power. This is the title of an article recently published by Aimee Johnson, who is the women’s program manager for Allianz Life. According to Johnson, the women’s market is still viewed by some as a niche market, but she goes on to set the record straight. Nearly a third of women serve […]
So you’ve decided to buy life insurance to protect your family or business? Good move. But there’s more to the purchase than just signing on the dotted line. You need to pay close attention to the policy add-ons that insurers offer. In the industry, these add-ons are known as riders. Like a warranty or guarantee […]
Wells Fargo recently released their sixth annual Retirement Survey, and according to this study, women still lag in saving for retirement. The survey covered middle-class women from their mid-20s to those who are already retired and in their 60s.