Guaranteed Lifetime Income Isn’t Free
Insurance protects against losses – fires, floods or a wrecked car. Because of the life-altering consequences of such as loss, clients rarely question the cost of the insurance. When viewed through an analogous framework, the cost of lifetime-income insurance, such as a GLWB, is fairly priced.
The Price the U.S. Will Pay for Faster Recovery
Compared to the dotcom and great financial crisis recessions, our fiscal and monetary response over the last two years has been far more aggressive. But the true cost – in terms of inflation – presents a more threatening risk.
How the Inflation Reduction Act Changes Healthcare Planning
The IRA impacts everyone, but the healthcare portions of it mean substantial changes to the way advisors incorporate healthcare costs into their financial plans for clients who are retired, on Medicare, or are still working.
Quotables by Notables On the Subject of Annuities
My article, “The Trial of Ken Fisher for Crimes Against Annuities,” marked the beginning of my effort to aggressively defend annuities against criticisms that had become too exaggerated, too longstanding, and too inaccurate to be left unchallenged.
Gen Z Shows TikTok What Life's Like on Wall Street, Where Confidentiality Is Key
When Naeche Vincent’s employer told her she had to start coming to the office last year, she decided to make a TikTok video about preparing to step foot inside the Wall Street investment bank for the first time.