The Current State of Retirement Income
Retirement planning has evolved from a singular focus on savings to ensuring that account values provide income for life. Multiple generations of DC plan participants are concerned that they’ll outlive their retirement savings, and they’re turning to plan sponsors for solutions.
Is “Sales” a Dirty Word for Fiduciaries?
Advisors, particularly those with a fiduciary mindset, want nothing to do with sales. That is understandable, as sales in the world of retail financial advice has caused a lot of harm. We need to look no further than the almost daily accounts of Ponzi schemes and fraudulent tactics that have deprived too many Americans of their life savings. But growth requires business development, marketing, promotion and … yes … sales. Here to talk about sales, why it has been labeled a dirty word, and how to redefine sales and make it work in a fiduciary context is Shauna Mace of Inspire Growth.
Seven Policy Proposals to Meet the Paris Agreement Objectives
The 2015 Paris Agreement introduced the legally binding goal of maintaining the average global temperature below the pre-industrial revolution average plus 2o Celsius in order to avoid severe stress on natural and socioeconomic systems.