Indexed Annuity Insights

22
Jun

IALC Testifies to Include Lifetime Income Features in ERISA Retirement Plans

IALC Testifies to Include Lifetime Income Features in ERISA Retirement Plans The Department of Labor’s (DOL) ERISA Advisory Council, a group that sets the standards for the most established pension plans in the private sector, held hearings June 19-21 to revisit ERISA regulations and discuss the need for protecting retirement savers against the risk of outliving their savings. Elizabeth MacGowan,

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15
Jun

3 Ways to Prepare Your Dad for Retirement this Father’s Day

3 Ways to Prepare Your Dad for Retirement this Father’s Day Although most people know it’s never too early to start planning for retirement, many Americans aren’t truly prepared, and there are many supporting statistics from the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council’s (IALC) data: One in four baby boomers (think: your dad) have less than $5,000 saved for retirement More than 40

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11
Jun

Test Your #AnnuityAwareness This June

Test Your #AnnuityAwareness This June June is National Annuity Awareness Month. This means it is a great time to spread your #AnnuityAwareness. You can start by educating yourself on fixed indexed annuities (FIAs) and all the benefits of this retirement vehicle. FIAs are becoming more mainstream in retirement planning. In fact, our new data on the state of America’s workforce found pre-retirees

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21
May

Three Common Mistakes to Avoid At Any Age When Saving For Retirement

Three Common Mistakes to Avoid At Any Age When Saving For Retirement This May we are celebrating Older Americans Month and the 2018 theme of Engage at Every Age teaches us that age is not a factor when it comes to taking part in activities to enrich one’s emotional, mental, and physical well-being. One activity that is key for promoting

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8
May

The Atlantic Roundtable Dinner Sparks Conversation on the Future of Retirement

The Atlantic Roundtable Dinner Sparks Conversation on the Future of Retirement Recently, an esteemed group of experts in business and finance, economists and education, convened in Washington, D.C. along with our Executive Director Jim Poolman and editors from The Atlantic for a roundtable dinner to talk about the reality of retirement readiness amid America’s workforce. Our recently released Retirement-Readiness Scores and

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27
Apr

Is Your Work Environment Setting You Up to Achieve Your Retirement Goals? New Study Tells All.

Is Your Work Environment Setting You Up to Achieve Your Retirement Goals? New Study Tells All. This week the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) released The State of America’s Workforce: The Reality of Retirement Readiness study and corresponding white paper, which found retirement readiness is influenced by two key factors: the industry you are in and your company size.  Based

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11
Apr

Top 3 Things to Ask Your Financial Professional During Financial Literacy Month

Top 3 Things to Ask Your Financial Professional During Financial Literacy Month April is National Financial Literacy Month and a perfect time to increase your financial literacy, while establishing and maintaining healthy money and finance habits. One way you can become financially savvy is by getting advice from financial professionals. According to survey results from the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council,

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28
Mar

Olympic Athletes Can Teach Us Valuable Lessons About Retirement

Olympic Athletes Can Teach Us Valuable Lessons About Retirement Last month, athletes from around the globe came together to compete in the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. While for some, these games were a debut, others retired from their sport following the competition. Each Olympian’s journey is unique from its infancy to its end, for every athlete approaches training, competition, and

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8
Mar

Discover 3 Ways to Bridge the Gender Gap on International Women’s Day 2018

Discover 3 Ways to Bridge the Gender Gap on International Women’s Day 2018 As we celebrate women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements this International Women’s Day, the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) wants to shed light on the fact that when it comes to savings, the gender savings gap is still huge. This post, originally shared on National Life

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28
Feb

What City Fits Your Retirement Soul and Budget?

What City Fits Your Retirement Soul and Budget? Can’t decide where you should retire? Take our quiz and discover what city may just be the perfect fit based on your interests. Tag us on Twitter: @IALCouncil to let us know where this path has led you. The post What City Fits Your Retirement Soul and Budget? appeared first on Indexed Annuity Insights.

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