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RETIREMENT SPARK! with Dan Veto helps retirement professionals and their clients stay current on the most important issues related to achieving personal fulfillment and security at age 50-plus.

Dan Veto is on a professional mission to improve the retirement outlook for each and every American and is considered by many to be at the vanguard of the new thinking regarding the changing nature of life at 50+. Perhaps more than anyone in America, Dan has reviewed and discussed the unique retirement hopes and dreams of Americans from all walks of life. This insight, coupled with his 20+ years of professional experience working in the financial services and healthcare industries gives him a unique perspective on what individuals are seeking and what potentially stands in their way of achieving fulfillment in the new era of retirement.

Join Dan each week for stimulating conversation and information as he presents new episodes of RETIREMENT SPARK!
Recent Episodes

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!
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Dan Veto is president of RETIREMENT SPARK!, a research and consulting company he founded to help ignite the retirement initiative of large institutions, their distribution partners and individuals. His pioneering efforts have guided leading companies on the creation of new retirement-related product ideas, coached professional advisors on how to effectively engage clients in the retirement planning process and motivated individuals to take appropriate steps to secure a positive future for themselves and their loved ones.

Dan believes that the first step to creating a satisfying and secure approach to retirement is to stay informed on the issues central to the changing retirement landscape. The RETIREMENT SPARK! talk show addresses compelling topics with industry thought leaders to give listeners the insights they need to provide informed guidance to their clients and help themselves and their family members.

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