The People’s Retirement Industry Group

To mark the Retirement Income Industry Association’s 10th anniversary, RIIA founder and chairman Francois Gadenne (above) spoke with RIJ recently about the group’s past, present and future.

With BluePrint Income, AARP Ups its Ante on Annuity Sales

AARP's 38 million members can now buy income annuities and fixed-rate annuities on a platform powered by fintech firm Blueprint Income. Buyers get a complimentary annual 'retirement income check-up' from a salaried, insurance-licensed adviser. 

We Could Use Some Inflation

The Treasury said this week that it will borrow (and spend) about $3 trillion this quarter, to cover its stimulus promises. Where does that money come from and where does it go? 'The capital is going from one pocket to another,' explains Vanguard's active Treasury fund manager, who expects the stimulus to be withdrawn in 2022.

Look Homeward, Seeker of Liquidity

During a market crisis, a reverse mortgage home equity line of credit (ReLOC) can be a lifeline of ready cash for homeowners ages 62 and older. Don Graves of HECM Advisors Group explains.
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RetirePreneur: Edward Dressel

Edward Dressel is the president of Trust Builders, Inc., which offers retirement planning software to advisors and corporations.

Of Fly-Fishing and Financial Advice

I and most other people would hope that our investment advisors or financial planners would render us the same quality of service, at least in spirit, that I received from my Montana fishing guide last week.
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After nine years, Boeing settles 401(k) fiduciary suit

The suit, filed on behalf of 190,000 Boeing employees and retirees, had accused the aircraft builder of charging excessive investment fees to participants in its $44 billion 401(k) plan. Despite settling, Boeing denied the allegations.