Harold Evensky: Afraid of Outliving Your Retirement Savings?

April 5, 2013

You are not alone! Recently we learned some distressing news about the state of retirement finances from the acknowledged experts in the field, the Employee Benefit Research Institute.

EBRI, as it is called, released its 23rd annual “Retirement Confidence Survey” which gauges the views and attitudes of both working-age and retired Americans. Even with the economy improving, the state of retirement planning and preparedness has not. The percentage of workers confident about having enough money for a comfortable retirement is essentially unchanged from the record lows of 2011. One of EBRI’s most shocking findings was the lack of even a short-term financial cushion for many. Only 50% of workers and 52% of retirees say they could definitely come up with $2,000 if an unexpected need arose within the next month. Continue Reading »

Erin Botsford (R) Transcript 8/24/12 #909

August 24, 2012

WEALTHTRACK Transcript #909- 8/24/12 CONSUELO MACK: This week on WEALTHTRACK, running the retirement marathon at your own pace without running out of money. Financial planner and author of The Big Retirement Risk, Erin Botsford, has a training strategy to make sure your investments match your lifestyle along the way, next on Consuelo Mack WEALTHTRACK. Hello and welcome to this edition of WEALTHTRACK. I’m Consuelo Mack. This week on WEALTHTRACK we are focusing on avoiding every retiree’s nightmare- running out of money in retirement- and achieving every retiree’s dream of having a comfortable retirement. For many Americans, the nightmare appears to

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