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Guaranteed Income: The Forgotten Household Asset - David Blanchett

Guaranteed income is the largest financial asset for most retirees, yet it’s role in a financial plan is generally quite minor, treated simply as a cash flow that can be used to fund the retirement liability. 

Explore why financial planners need to consider guaranteed income more fully, since doing can have significant implications on optimal investing and spending strategies.

Topics about guaranteed income discussed include: its role on the balance sheet, its impact on portfolios, how it effects optimal spending strategies, and why it's worth more than other assets, especially today. 

In "Guaranteed Income: The Forgotten Household Asset" by David Blanchett, you will:

  1. Summarize how to evaluate the benefit of guaranteed income and why the probability success is the wrong metric to assess its value;
  2. Distinguish how guaranteed income should be considered as part of a balance sheet and statement of cash flows;
  3. Realize the impact of guaranteed income on optimal spending strategies, including a review of how it is more valuable asset than a traditional portfolio, especially in today's environment.

Your presenter is David Blanchett, PhD, CFA, CFP®, Head of Retirement Research, Morningstar Investment Management.

David Blanchett

David M. Blanchett, PhD, CFA, CFP® is head of retirement research for Morningstar Investment Management LLC. In this role, he helps develop and maintain methodologies relating to wealth forecasting, general financial planning, automated investment selection, and portfolio assignment for Morningstar Investment Management LLC.

He has published over 100 papers in a variety of industry and academic journals that have received a number of awards. He is currently an Expert Panelist for the Wall Street Journal, an Adjunct professor of Wealth Management at The American College, and a member of the ERISA Advisory Council. He recently earned the Best Research Award for the Annual Research Track at the 2020 Financial Planning Association Annual Conference.

Moderator: Betty Meredith, CFA, CFP®, CRC®, Int’l Retirement Resource Center

1 hr CFP®, CRC®, and other CE Credit Reporting

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