Whether you’re watching the nightly news or browsing online, it’s hard to escape the popular topic about baby boomers and America’s shifting demographics. The nation’s aging population — specifically people ages 65 and older — will grow to 81 million by 2050, up from 37 million in 2005.
As this wave of Americans begins the transition into retirement, watch Wade Brittingham talk about basic facts concerning retirement income and address the following questions:
- What common perceptions about retirement do you see with clients?
- After you retire, what are the primary sources of income?
- What are the biggest mistakes you see when helping clients with retirement?
- What is the biggest mistake when filing for Social Security benefits?
The original segment appeared on News Channel's 8 Let's Talk Live program.