July – August 2012

Current Events

As a kid, I thought that summer—synonymous with vacation—meant I didn’t have to keep up with things happening outside my small universe.

Adviser Is Driver of Retirement Readiness

Working with a financial adviser is one of several steps participants can take to improve their readiness for retirement and become more confident in making financial decisions, according to the Putnam Lifetime Income Score.

Guaranteed Income Appeals to Younger Generations

Eighty-seven percent of American workers of all ages say they find it “very” or “some-what” appealing to be able to turn at least a portion of their retirement savings into a guaranteed income, according to The Hartford’s Guaranteed Retirement Income study.