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Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies

Trump and Hillary Are Both Wrong

Michael Hodin | Posted 05.09.2016 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

Donald Trump's positions on our programs for seniors - Medicare and Social Security - are much like his positions on trade protectionism and foreign p...

New Frontier for Successful Aging: Financial Gerontology in the Spotlight at White House Conference on Aging

Paul H. Irving | Posted 07.22.2016 | Fifty
Paul H. Irving

Fresh ideas and approaches can empower a brighter future of aging, and the emergence of financial gerontology is cause for hope. This link between two disciplines that are critically important to the aging population presents the potential for new solutions and healthy, productive and purposeful outcomes for today's older adults and for generations to come.

Why 2014 Was A Good Year To Grow Old

Michael Hodin | Posted 03.02.2015 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

2014 was no slouch year. Over the past 12 months, one has seen a spectacular confluence of ideas, events and initiatives that demand fresh, thoughtful attention. So to the Buzzfeed-esque lists that cap the year - and effectively write the history of 2014 - let's add these five developments.

It's Time to Invest in the Boomer Boom

Peter Hubbell | Posted 08.26.2014 | Business
Peter Hubbell

It has finally happened. The smart money is staking a claim on the aging space as the economic impact and implications of an aging Baby Boom generation are becoming more apparent everyday.

Exactly HOW Many Older Women Don't Have A Retirement Strategy?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 03.26.2013 | Fifty

A new study on women and retirement shines a light on some sobering statistics: nearly half of baby boomer women have no retirement strategy, while mo...

The Saver's Credit: Are You Eligible?

Manisha Thakor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

Only 12% of Americans who reported an annual household income of less than $50,000 and may therefore be eligible for the "Saver's Credit" know that that the credit exists.