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Our expert faculty are frequent contributors to consumer-based media as well as to more scholarly academic publications. Keep current with recent developments in the retirement income planning field and check out the latest articles from the thought leaders who are part of the The American College New York Life Center for Retirement Income.

Developing a Retirement Income Plan

March 1, 2012
By:
David Littell

Here are the steps that are necessary to create a comprehensive retirement income plan for your clients.

Retirement Income Certified Professional: The New "Must-Have" Designation

March 1, 2012
By:
Katy O'Leary

For the next 17 years, 7,000 baby boomers will reach retirement age every day. To help financial services professionals better serve this population, The American College launched the Retirement Income Certified Professional™ (RICP™) designation. This groundbreaking curriculum features three courses. The first sets up the planning process, and the second and third courses dig deeper into the various parts of the plan.

Helping Clients Through Retirement

March 1, 2012
By:
Rebekah Barsch

Read about the three-pronged approach to ensuring your clients live comfortably during their retirement years.

The Cost of Living Longer -- Much Longer

February 20, 2012
By:
Charles Passy

Number crunchers are dead set on figuring out how long you will live. For those saving for retirement, it's the $27 trillion question.

Running Out of Money

September 1, 2011
By:
Tom Hegna

Using examples from an article from The Wall Street Journal, Tom Hegna talks about an income strategy he believes will allow clients to have guaranteed income for life that increases with inflation, stays the same with deflation, and allows them to never run out of money.

Women and Retirement: Failing to Plan = Planning to Fail

September 1, 2011
By:
Mary Quist-Newins

While the majority of American women are justifiably anxious about their finances, a fractional few have developed retirement plans that adequately address their future income, wealth, and risk management needs. This article discusses the retirement challenges women face and how awareness can ensure financial preparedness.

Retirement Funds: 0. Life Expectancy: Beyond My Income

September 1, 2011
By:
Arthur D. Kraus

A long retirement with insufficient income from one’s retirement plan is a frightening proposition. In this article, Arthur Kraus explains why it is equally important to focus on the distribution planning phase as it is the accumulation phase. Krause introduces an alternative way of planning to keep a plan invested while creating retirement income.

Sense and Nonsense Regarding Distribution Portfolios

September 1, 2011
By:
Walt Woerheide

This article discusses the central issues for planners making decisions about the optimal risk-return choices for distribution portfolios and the strategies involved in managing a senior’s distribution portfolio.

The Cost of a Good Night’s Sleep

September 1, 2011
By:
Craig Lemoine

Cheaper may not always be better in retirement distribution planning.

Grow Your Retirement and Business with Executive Benefits

September 1, 2011
By:
Albert J. “Bud” Schiff

Learn how offering executive benefits can be a win for you and your clients.

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