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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ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
8:00 pm
Sun January 18, 2015

ClearPath - Special One-Hour Edition - Health & Wealth for Millennials

A special one hour edition of ClearPath with guest experts Kimberly Palmer, US News & World Report, and Erin Hemlin, nonprofit Young Invincibles, talk about the long-term health and wealth of Millennials and share what they should be doing to prepare for their eventual retirement security, as well as unique health care options for these young Americans.


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
6:00 pm
Mon January 12, 2015

Wealth Retirement Savings Increase in 2015

The IRS is increasing the maximum amount that taxpayer can contribute.


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
2:46 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Employment Retirement Benefits

As economy has recovered, what have employers done to help employees with retirement benefits offerings?


ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
5:41 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

Baby Boomers Changing the Face of Retirement

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  How have boomers changed the typical perceptions around retirement.

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
4:02 pm
Mon November 24, 2014

Gen X Catch Up Contributions

Don't be discouraged.  There is time to "catch up" on your retirement savings.

This show also aired on 11/24/14

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
12:56 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Make a Backup Plan

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Things to think about during Open Enrollment.

This segment was rebroadcast on 10/13/14

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
5:07 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Millennial Retirement Update

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The challenges that face millennials as they plan for retirement.

Also aired on September 22, 2014

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
3:32 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Caregiver's Conundrum

Balancing your own retirement with caring for family members.

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ClearPath - Your Roadmap To Health & Wealth
10:56 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Marital Retirement Matters

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