Roger Green

Roger Green, MSFS,CFP®

A report released in 2020 by the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS) finds that across all age groups women have substantially less income in retirement than men (National Institute on Retirement Security, NIRS 2020). By age 65, 80% of women are more likely than men to live in poverty. Women age 75 to 79 were three times more likely to fall below the poverty level than men.

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Roger Green, MSFS,CFP®

Time is money—literally. For a recent graduate, time might also seem like an abundant resource, with many thinking they have plenty of time to save for their future – later.

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Roger Green, MSFS,CFP®

A report showed 40% of parents surveyed had never discussed their estate intentions with their heirs (BMO Wealth Institute). My experience shows this number may actually be much higher. You may hesitate to discuss death or incapacity for many reasons. Heirs may be reluctant to broach the subject for fear of appearing greedy.

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