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Catherine shares insights from her research about the significant financial challenges that caregivers face.

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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.  

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

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. 

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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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.

This segment originally aired March 27, 2017. 

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What do those in the job market need to be thinking about when it comes to 401K? Catherine gives us some insight. 

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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. 

Emergency Savings

Apr 17, 2017
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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. 

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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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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On today's episode, Catherine identifies some of the challenges employees in the "gig economy" have with retirement planning.