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Greg Tucker

Senior Vice President, Americas Corporate Communications, Transamerica

A communications professional with more than 25 years working in diverse sectors (political, non-profit, the arts and corporate), Greg currently leads communications for Transamerica in the Americas.  A long-time resident of Baltimore, Greg’s past radio host experience includes “Backstage with the BSO” and “Onstage with the BSO” – programs which he co-developed for WYPR while serving as the Vice President for Public Relations and Community Outreach for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra.

Prior to his current position with Transamerica, Greg was the global head of communications for Aegon N.V. (the parent company of Transamerica) and was based in The Hague, The Netherlands from 2006 to 2013. Greg, who claims not to be the smartest person he’s ever met, believes that it’s possible to make even the most complex topics and issues understandable and relevant to just about any audience, if only they take a moment to listen.

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Greg and Hector discuss what the fate of the ACA could be in the new Trump administration.

Having financial discussion around the holidays can feel uncomfortable but it is the perfect time.

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A Transamerica Center for Health Studies Survey found that 11 percent of Americans are without health insurance. Hector De La Torre tells us more about this population.

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With Americans living longer what are the most important things in planning your retirement.

Some of the findings from the surveys around the knowledge held by consumers and employers around healthcare issues.

The holidays are an ideal time to discuss financial issues.

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What do you need to know about open enrollment? 

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Greg and Catherine discuss retirement security:  How we will be able to financially support our expanding lifespan and how this issue is being addressed in our upcoming elections.

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Millennials are now officially  Americans largest generation. Greg and Catherine discuss millennials and their retirement readiness.

Hector and Greg discuss some of our favorite foods and their healthier options. 

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How realistic is it for boomers to retire and what can be done to increase resources.

The issues to consider while planning for the care of loved ones.

Gen X

Oct 3, 2016
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Catherine Collinson recently spoke before the Senate Committee on Aging and state of retirement security in America.

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Catherine Collinson recently spoke before the Senate Committee on Aging.

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Greg and Catherine discuss her recent participation with the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging and the future state of retirement preparedness in America.

Dr. Gordon Tomaselli

Aug 16, 2016
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Greg and Dr. Gordon Tomaselli, Professor and Chief of Cardiology at Johns Hopkins University, discuss the storm clouds on the horizon:  young people making bad dietary decisions leading to childhood obesity and the harmful effects of living a  sedentary lifestyle.

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Greg and Catherine discuss how Americans are not saving enough for retirement and exactly what it is preventing them from saving for the future.  

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Greg and Hector continue their discussion on  the shocking number of millennials that remain uninsured.

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Greg and Catherine discuss trends and insights about life long learning, staying engaged and continuing to work, learn and keep skills up to date as we all live longer.

Secondary Care

Jul 19, 2016
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Greg discusses secondary prevention, referring to those who have had a major cardiac incident and are trying to get back on track to health and prosperity with Dr. Gordon Tomaselli, Professor and Chief of Cardiology at Johns Hopkins University.

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Greg and Catherine discuss how pension plans are becoming a thing of the past and how the new trend in 401K's and IRA's are changing saving at the workplace.

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How much are millennials accessing their healthcare benefits and what are the more common ailments?

Primary Prevention

Jun 28, 2016
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Greg discusses the financial health of of individuals and their families when facing serious health issues with Dr. Gordon Tomaselli, Professor and Chief of Cardiology at Johns Hopkins University.

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Greg and Hector discuss young adults, health care, and reality, and how millennials are handling their health care decisions.

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  People are beginning to stay in place as they move into retirement.

Travel

Jun 7, 2016
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Greg and Catherine share some insights about the realities of travel and retirement.


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Greg and Hector discuss how social connectedness at work affects workplace wellness.


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