Live, from NY: Daniel Kahneman

Kahneman, co-recipient of a Nobel Prize for his work on behavioral finance and author of the best-seller, 'Thinking Fast and Slow,' spoke with informative grace and humor at the IMCA conference in New York a few weeks ago.

How Debt Affects Retirement

“Remaking Retirement? Debt in an Aging Economy," was the theme of the 65th annual symposium of the Wharton School's Pension Research Council, held last week in Philadelphia. (Photo: Kitchen and retirement makeovers sometimes occur in tandem.)
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It’s No Joke: The Fed’s Comic Book is Wrong

The educational comic book from the New York Fed means well but perpetuates the myth that money was created in the private sector to facilitate barter and enabled commerce to flourish. History shows otherwise.
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Annuities that Pay Cash Back Rewards

Gainbridge, a insur-tech startup, aims to sell fixed deferred and period certain income annuities online. Its sister company, Relay, uses annuities to fund cash back rewards cards. Both firms are part of Group1001 (formerly Delaware Life Holdings).
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How Are Life Insurers Coping? A.M. Best Counts the Ways

Headwinds like “marginal to declining premium growth,” an “aging agent and adviser channel,” and “regulatory uncertainty” continue to frustrate life insurers, the ratings agency says.
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RetirePreneur: Brian Doherty

Brian Doherty, former New York Life executive and now president of Filtech and author of the recent book, “Getting Paid to Wait,” consults advisors and consumers on Social Security issues.
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