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Greg Tucker

Senior Vice President, Americas Corporate Communications, Transamerica

A communications professional with more than 25 years working in diverse sectors (political, non-profit, the arts and corporate), Greg currently leads communications for Transamerica in the Americas.  A long-time resident of Baltimore, Greg’s past radio host experience includes “Backstage with the BSO” and “Onstage with the BSO” – programs which he co-developed for WYPR while serving as the Vice President for Public Relations and Community Outreach for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

Prior to his current position with Transamerica, Greg was the global head of communications for Aegon N.V. (the parent company of Transamerica) and was based in The Hague, The Netherlands from 2006 to 2013. Greg, who claims not to be the smartest person he’s ever met, believes that it’s possible to make even the most complex topics and issues understandable and relevant to just about any audience, if only they take a moment to listen.

Ways to Connect

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On today's episode, Catherine gives some tips to improve prospects for those who want to work past the traditional retirement age. 

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On today's Clear Path, Hector talks about the contentious or beneficial (depending on who you ask) aspect of the Affordable Care Act: the employer mandate.

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As we live longer into our 80's and even 90's, planning your retirement can be challenging. How are people planning their finances into those later golden years.

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On today's episode of Clear Path, Greg talks about how the big plans to replace the Affordable Care Act did not succeed in these early days of the new administration. Nonetheless, there are rumors of plans to strengthen the Affordable Care Act. Hector De La Torre goes into detail on new developments.

Emergency Savings

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On today's episode, Catherine tells us about what people are or are not doing when it comes to setting aside emergency savings. 

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Offering workplace wellness programs gives companies an advantage in attracting top talent. But only 20 percent of employees participate in these programs. Hector De La Torre has some insight on why. 

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This week on ClearPath, we look at job changers and retirement options. If those job changers have been saving for retirement at the workplace they have to decide what to do with their retirement assets. Catherine guides us through some of their choices. 

Welcome to a Clear Path special on retirement risks for women. Our guests will share some strategies on what women can do to improve their prospects.

Guests:

Catherine Collinson, President of the Transamerica Institute and the  Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies 

Cindy Hounsell, founder and president of WISER (The Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement)

Mary Beth Franklin, expert on financial planning and social security 


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Today's Clear Path looks at the expansion of Medicaid for lower income adults and children and how changes to the ACA could impact this coverage. Hector De La Torre tells us more. 

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According to the Government Office of Accounting 29% of households age 55 or over have no savings of pensions. Half of American households have no retirement savings. In today's episode of Clear Path, Catherine Collinson shares some retirement mistakes to avoid.

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