Author: Ted Godbout

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Does a Large Retiree Population Affect Investment Returns?

In analyzing relationships between the age structure of the population and investment returns, the researchers found some evidence that a population with more retirees than workers increases the supply of savings and drives down investment returns, according to a compilation of research reviewed in a recent issue brief by the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College (CRR).   Read More

Why Americans Need Help with Long-Term Financial Planning

While more Americans are feeling financially secure compared to five years ago, most significantly underestimate their projected life expectancy, how much they will need to cover health care costs in retirement and how much life insurance they will need, according to new survey results.   Read More