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A New Look at Making Financial Decisions for Retirement

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A New Look at Making Financial Decisions for Retirement

An AARP Solutions Forum

September 14, 2009

This forum focuses on a series of new AARP Public Policy Institute reports by Tony Webb of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College. Webb offers a fresh look at financial decisions related to retirement, with a focus on what economic analysis suggests most people should do—versus what they actually do.  Our second panel examines why many people make poor choices and explore how to improve the options available to retirees.

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Panels

What Do We Do and What Should We Do?

Tony Webb, Center for Retirement Research, Boston College

“Making Your Nest Egg Last a Lifetime”

Bridging the Gap between Actual and Optimal Retirement Planning

Sandy Mackenzie, AARP Public Policy Institute

“Hybrid Pensions and 401(k) add-ons: an Alternative to Individual Strategies”

Pamela Perun, Aspen Institute

“Security-Plus Annuities: a Public/Private Solution”

Lina Walker, AARP Public Policy Institute

“Increasing Annuitization in 401(k) Plans with Automatic Trial Income”

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Making Your Nest Egg Last a Lifetime

The Case for Investing in Bonds During Retirement

Should You Carry a Mortgage into Retirement?

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