Catherine Collinson

President, Transamerica Institute and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies

Catherine Collinson serves as President of the Transamerica Institute and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, and is a retirement and market trends expert and champion for Americans who are at risk for not achieving a financially secure retirement. Catherine oversees all research and outreach initiatives, including the Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey.

With more than 15 years of retirement services experience, Catherine has become a nationally recognized voice on retirement trends for the industry. She has testified before Congress on matters related to employer-sponsored retirement plans among small business, which have featured the need to raise awareness of the Saver’s.  Credit among those who would benefit most from the important tax credit.

Catherine is regularly cited by top media outlets on retirement-related topics. Her expert commentary has appeared in major publications, including: The Wall Street Journal, U.S. News & World Report, USA Today, Money, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Kiplinger's, CBS MoneyWatch, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Employee Benefits News and HR Magazine. She has also appeared on PBS' "Nightly Business Report," NPR’s "Marketplace" and CBS affiliates throughout the country.

Catherine speaks at major industry conferences each year, having appeared at events hosted by organizations including PSCA, LIMRA and PLANSPONSOR.  She also authors articles published in leading industry journals, such as ASPPA, SPARK and PSCA.

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  People are beginning to stay in place as they move into retirement.

Travel

Jun 7, 2016
huffingtonpost.com

Greg and Catherine share some insights about the realities of travel and retirement.


More and more retirees are spending their time volunteering.

kiplinger.com

Greg and Catherine discuss what it's really like out there for current retirees.

  

retirementthinktank.com

Greg and Catherine discuss the unforeseen challenges of retirement and what we should be thinking about when it comes to retirement planning and how to plan for the unexpected.

marketwatch.com

Greg and Catherine discuss how women are fairing with retirement readiness and the current realities of women retiring compared to men.

letsdotaxes.com

Greg and Catherine help us get through tax season by discussing some very practical benefits in the IRS tax code that you might not be aware of.

youtube.com

Greg and Catherine discuss a tax credit seemingly unknown to many Americans called the Saver's Credit and how it can help lower your taxes this year.

myRA

Jan 5, 2016
caab.org

Greg and Catherine discuss the challenges of saving for retirement and a new way to do so called myRA (My Retirement Account).

wealthyretirement.com

Greg and Catherine discuss how the face of retirement has changed based on people living longer, and what a new survey from retirees reveals about what they would have done differently.

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