Mind the Retirement Gap

Mind the Retirement Gap

An aging population and poor investment returns will result in a worldwide retirement savings gap in the trillions of dollars. What’s causing this retirement savings gap? Quite simply, employer-funded pensions have become a thing of the past.

Avoiding Market Downturns with Alternative Assets

Avoiding Market Downturns with Alternative Assets

We all know the stock market can be volatile; in mid-May the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted more than 370 points in a single day. Although the market recovered fairly quickly, bull markets give way to bear markets which means stock prices could decline again...
August 2017 Newsletter

August 2017 Newsletter

August is known as the month for vacationing, but at Next Generation we are busier than ever!  Check out a recent post on women and retirement. We’ve said it before, it’s never too late for anyone to start saving by opening an IRA; and if you are a woman who is savvy...
Is Lack of Retirement Planning Keeping you Up at Night?

Is Lack of Retirement Planning Keeping you Up at Night?

The 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey (RCS)* by EBRI and Greenwald & Associates revealed that many Americans are stressed out about their retirement but are not doing much to prepare for it, in spite of their discomfort. The survey also reported that the stressed...
Turn the Retirement Savings Shortfall into a Windfall

Turn the Retirement Savings Shortfall into a Windfall

Forecasters from the World Economic Forum have reported that due to longer life spans and modest returns on investments (think stocks and bonds), the world is heading into a yawning gap in what people will need to retire in the future. Within 30 years—by the year...