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Retirement Spark!

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Ready 2 Retire
Most people look forward to retirement as a rewarding stage in life. However, in order to get the most out of your retirement, itís important to articulate to your advisor, your family and yourself what you actually want to do in retirement. Itís equally important to articulate what we are concerned about. To help us with this task, our guest this week is Paul Henry, Managing Director for Retirement Clients & Products at LIMRA . Paul and the team ar LIMRA have developed an exciting new online application called Ready -2- Retire. Weíll learn all about it on todayís show.
 

Alzheimer's and Retirement
Figuring out how you are going to handle the financial aspects of your long term care is an essential part of your retirement planning. But what if you are left in a state where you are unable to make those decisions for yourself? Dan's guest is Harry Johns, president and CEO of the Alzheimer's Association. He will share some statistics and information on the disease, as well as the questions you need to be asking your retirement planner.
 

Financial Security and the New Retirement
Dan Veto will be speaking with Scott Perry, President of Bankers Life and Casualty Company. Scott will be discussing the importance of the Company's recently launched study conducted by Center for a Secure Retirement. Also, Scott and Dan will explore the many findings that have emerged from the Center for a Secure Retirement's latest research report: Middle Income Boomers, Financial Security and the New Retirement. Anyone wanting up-to-date knowledge on how middle income Americans are thinking about retirement needs to tune in to this show!
 

Online Tools for Planning Your Retirement
Dan Veto will be interviewing Ron Mastrogiavanni, president and CEO of HealthView Services, Inc. HealthView Services has created an exciting and powerful online tool for retirement advisors and their clients. The software consists of simple and practical modules that combine actuarial expertise with longevity algorithms to analyze various disease states that determine life expectancy and medical expenses - critical elements of any sound retirement plan. Don't miss this show!
 

Planning for Financial Security
Joining Dan Veto on today's show is Sean Howell, the top performing Personal Financial Representative in the country at Allstate Financial in 2010. Sean shares his thoughts and observations on the challenges individuals face when creating plans for financial security in retirement. He also shares with listeners the approaches he uses with for resolving those challenges. Hearing the insights of this Top of the Table Million Dollar Round Table member makes this show a "must listen to" for individuals and retirement financial professionals alike!
 

The Changing Nature of Retirement
In today's show, Dan Veto, host of the Retirement Spark! Talk Show will examine the changing nature of retirement from both an historical and current context. Listeners will understand the full trajectory of the retirement experience and the immediate implications it has for anyone seeking to build a retirement outlook that is realistic, fulfilling and secure.
 

How Long Will the Money Last?
On today's show, Dan Veto addresses the important topic of longevity and retirement planning. How should this subject be approached? What are the common misconceptions that can negatively impact an otherwise well designed retirement plan? What tools can be used to calculate plan duration? These questions and more will be addressed.