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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth

Mondays at 5:44 pm
  • Hosted by Hosted by: Greg Tucker with Catherine Collinson & Hector De La Torre

Program host Greg Tucker regularly engages Catherine Collinson, the Transamerica Institute’s founding president who also leads Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® TCRS (a foremost expert on the state of retirement readiness in America), and Hector De La Torre, who leads the The Transamerica Center for Health StudiesSM TCHS, on the broad range of issues related to financial literacy, retirement, and health and wellness. 

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Hector walks us through a major accreditation program for physicians, health care plans and medical groups provided by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

Catherine helps us explore what it takes to successfully retire ahead of the 65 year mark.  

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Hector tells us how employers can best implement workplace wellness programs.

Catherine shares some insights and tips on how older workers can improve their prospects and continue to participate in the labor force.

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Catherine details what you need to know about Roth 401Ks and gives tips about choosing the right retirement plan for your circumstance.

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Hector walks us through a major accreditation program for physicians, health care plans and medical groups provided by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

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A new study by the Transamerica Institute highlights the promises and pitfalls faced by 'Baby Boomers,' Generation X-ers and Millennials. As these younger groups could live longer lives, Catherine shares what the implications could be for retirement. 

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According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor roughly 30 percent of workers do not participate in their employers' 401K plan. Catherine tells us what employers can do to incentivize their workers to take advantage of retirement benefits. 

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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 a recent study, 43.5 million people provide unpaid care to an adult or child. Catherine shares some insights about the financial implications of caregiving. 

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Hector sorts out the essentials of the upcoming open enrollment period.

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It may not be the happiest time of the year, but it's one of the most important when it comes to healthcare. Catherine shares some need-to-knows about open enrollment.

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Hector shares some insights from a recent survey about caregivers. 

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Hector discusses the cost of healthcare. 

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Catherine clarifies the differences between retirement plans. 

Hector sorts out the essentials of the upcoming open enrollment period. 

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Catherine shares some new research on caregivers.

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Hector tells us about a Medicare change that has "nothing to with what you're hearing in Washington." 

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Catherine tells us about the dark side of 401K loans. 

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On today's edition of Clear Path, Hector tells us about the 5th Annual National Survey on Health and Healthcare in America, which gathered consumers' views on healthcare.

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Hector tells us what we need to know about different types of plans and options. 

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Catherine shares insights on the importance of a healthy lifestyle in planning for our retirement. 

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Hector tells us about a major accreditation program for physicians, health care plans and medical groups provided by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. 


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Catherine explores what it takes to retire successfully ahead of the 65-year-mark. 

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Hector talks about prescriptions medications and what things to consider as you sort out the choices in making your health care decisions. 

Lifetime Milestones

Jul 31, 2017
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Catherine talks us through what birthday milestones mean for retirement and what we need to be doing when we get to them. 

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Hector explains how to pick the provider that's best suited to your circumstance. 

Retirement Priorities

Jul 17, 2017
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As people are living longer, a big question is how to support this expanded life span. Catherine Collinson tells us about Americans' retirement priorities, as reported in a recent study.  

Continuing our discussion about possible changes to the Affordable Care Act, Hector guides us through some basic information that people need to know. 

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Catherine shares her insight on the 3 most common retirement planning mistakes. 

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