Category: Annuities

Jun 27 2014

Financing A Long-Lived Future – Zoomer Article

cast your mind into the future when advances in science, nutrition and health care begin to take hold and extend our lifespans. It will be a time when age 80 won’t mean falling prey to the typical decline of mind and body that we normally associate with old age. Instead, he suggests we’ll be healthy, energetic and willing and able to keep learning – and keep working.

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May 22 2014

The End of Retirement as We Know It – Executive Summary

Essentially in every crucial area that retirement planning makes assumptions, dramatic changes are coming. I believe that how we think about and plan our retirement is about to be completely undone.

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Mar 20 2014

Your Retirement Readiness Greatly Depends On These Two Big Swing Factors

Have enough to retire? Some leading retirement researchers have shown that how much you will spend on health care in your retirement, and how long you will live are huge swing-factors in how “retirement ready” you are. Of course your life span and health costs in retirement are unknowable – so what can we do about this? Do we just throw the dice?

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Oct 23 2011

John Mauldin at Singularity Institute 2011

Mauldin described 7 Huge Waves of change that will hit us over the next 20 years. After many years of building, the technological advances will soon propel another economic and investment boom.

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Apr 05 2011

Extreme Longevity: Exploring Retirement and Social Implications

Initially the coming explosion in medical advances will mean we will be able to cure and prevent most of the big diseases. This means more older people living longer. Still, until the medical advances are wide-ranging, the prospects of living to 110 and beyond will put a big strain on personal finances. We will need and want more money to fund emerging treatments and cures not yet covered by medical plans.

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Jan 11 2011

Retirement Planning – Longevity Risk and How to Reduce It

In a world of radically extended life expectancies, the risk of running out of money in your lifetime increase dramatically. Time to think ahead!

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