19 09, 2016

Towards universal retirement

2016-09-19T18:00:59-07:00September 19th, 2016|Categories: Retirement|Tags: |

For a great many Americans, planning for a life after their working years comes down to two words: wishful thinking. How does one explain the fact that nearly half of all working-age families in this country have no retirement savings? Yes, death and taxes are the only two points of certainty in life. But advanced age — with all its unpredictable infirmities — is a close third. If you plan to extend your stay here, you must also plan for [...]

19 07, 2016

A quarter of Americans worry about running out of money in retirement

2016-07-19T20:15:33-07:00July 19th, 2016|Categories: Retirement|Tags: |

What is out biggest fear when it comes to retirement? Well, according to a new survey from the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council, our biggest fear is running out of money. Twenty-five percent of Americans are worried about that. And it’s not the first survey to show that trend. “I think when you look at the top fears of people and what’s on their minds, and 25 percent of Americans are concerned about outliving their retirement, the immediate reaction is a lot [...]

19 07, 2016

Americans Are Now Planning to Save Seven Years Longer for Retirement

2016-07-19T20:13:09-07:00July 19th, 2016|Categories: Retirement|Tags: |

Americans preparing for retirement expect to save seven years longer than current American retirees did, according to HSBC Group research. However, Americans are similarly underprepared for retirement as global pre-retirees who also cite a seven year gap. HSBC’s latest Future of Retirement – Generations and Journeys report surveyed 18,207 people in 17 countries worldwide, including 1,009 respondents in the United States, to understand how individuals can better prepare for their financial security at all stages of life. […]

18 04, 2016

SafeGuard Guaranty Announces New Retirement Planning Focused Website and Study Findings Revealing Millennials Attitudes Toward Retirement Saving

2016-04-18T20:36:56-07:00April 18th, 2016|Categories: Retirement|Tags: |

"Ah, youth...that period in your life when you think you know everything, but you really don't even know what you don't know...but should. Oh, wait..." said a smiling 59-year-old John Logan, CEO of SafeGuard Guaranty and online publisher of the new retirement planning focused website retirementsavings.us. "That was my generation, not the young adults of today." A new study* of more than 3000 millennials by retirementsavings.us points to a wide disparity in the way that those just embarking into [...]

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