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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth

Mondays at 5:44 pm
  • Hosted by Hosted by: Al Waller, Catherine Collinson & Hector De La Torre

Al Waller is the host and he often joined by either Catherine Collinson, the Transamerica Institute’s founding president who also leads Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® TCRS (a foremost expert on the state of retirement readiness in America), and/or Hector De La Torre, who leads the The Transamerica Center for Health StudiesSM TCHS, discuss the broad range of issues related to financial literacy, retirement, and health and wellness. 

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Health Notes

Oct 8, 2018
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Managing chronic and pre-existing health conditions can be a burden. Hector discusses Transamerica Center for Health Studies' partnership with the UC Berkeley School of Public Health on a health newsletter focused on common medical conditions.

Unemployment is at a record low and talent is in high demand. Employers are constantly exploring options to attract talent and remain competitive. Catherine tells us how retirement benefits fit into this picture. 

Presciption Drugs

Sep 24, 2018
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Hector tells us how the cost of prescription drugs has become a burden for consumers.

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In today's news we often hear about the gender pay gap but there is a formidable retirement income gap as well. Catherine tells us more. 

Workplace wellness programs continue to be an important part of our health and everyday lives given that most of us spend the majority of our waking hours at work. Hector tells us about helpful tools for employers. 

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A new Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies report offers insights on the promises and pitfalls faced by Baby Boomers, Millenials and Gen X. Catherine tells us more. 

Hector explains the various options for dealing with high medical bills when you do not have health insurance. 

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Tens of millions of Americans are caregivers, and it has serious implications for their own retirement security. Catherine shares insights from a Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies report on caregivers.

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Hector tells us about extreme medical debt, even with insurance, and gives us the basics of paying for healthcare.

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Catherine tells us what people should consider when mapping out a retirement budget.

Mental Health

Jul 31, 2018

Hector tells us about the Transamerica Center for Health Studies' recently-released mental health guide.

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Catherine tells us about the growing trend of older American entrepreneurs.

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How are Generation X-ers and millenials preparing for retirement? Catherine tells us the trends. 

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Unlike other generations, millenials have racked up an enormous amount of debt. Because of that, they are not saving as they should be. Catherine shares her research on millenials and their retirement-readiness. 

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The Transamerica Center for Health Studies has released a new "Healthier Traditions" cookbook. This year they've brought you healthy twists on classic soul food recipes.

Hector tells us about TCHS' partners, The Association of Black Women Physicians.

Medicaid Basics

Jun 26, 2018
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Hector gives us the basics on Medicaid.

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The Transamerica Center for Health Studies has released a new "Healthier Traditions" cookbook. This year they've brought you healthy twists on classic soul food recipes. Hector tells us more. 

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Catherine shares insights from her research about the significant financial challenges that caregivers face.

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Hector walks us through a major accreditation program for physicians, health care plans and medical groups provided by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

Catherine helps us explore what it takes to successfully retire ahead of the 65 year mark.  

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Hector tells us how employers can best implement workplace wellness programs.

Catherine shares some insights and tips on how older workers can improve their prospects and continue to participate in the labor force.

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Catherine details what you need to know about Roth 401Ks and gives tips about choosing the right retirement plan for your circumstance.

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Hector walks us through a major accreditation program for physicians, health care plans and medical groups provided by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

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A new study by the Transamerica Institute highlights the promises and pitfalls faced by 'Baby Boomers,' Generation X-ers and Millennials. As these younger groups could live longer lives, Catherine shares what the implications could be for retirement. 

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According to the U.S. Dept. of Labor roughly 30 percent of workers do not participate in their employers' 401K plan. Catherine tells us what employers can do to incentivize their workers to take advantage of retirement benefits. 

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Today's Clear Path looks at the expansion of Medicaid for lower income adults and children and how changes to the ACA could impact this coverage. Hector De La Torre tells us more.

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According to a recent study, 43.5 million people provide unpaid care to an adult or child. Catherine shares some insights about the financial implications of caregiving. 

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Hector sorts out the essentials of the upcoming open enrollment period.

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It may not be the happiest time of the year, but it's one of the most important when it comes to healthcare. Catherine shares some need-to-knows about open enrollment.

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