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ClearPath - Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth

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  • 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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Welcome to a Clear Path special on retirement risks for women. Our guests will share some strategies on what women can do to improve their prospects.

Guests:

Catherine Collinson, President of the Transamerica Institute and the  Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies 

Cindy Hounsell, founder and president of WISER (The Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement)

Mary Beth Franklin, expert on financial planning and social security 


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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 the Government Office of Accounting 29% of households age 55 or over have no savings of pensions. Half of American households have no retirement savings. In today's episode of Clear Path, Catherine Collinson shares some retirement mistakes to avoid.

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With all the changes to health insurance, one aspect that is talked about less but impacts millions of Americans is the expansion of Medicaid health insurance. Hector De La Torre discusses Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act and what happens if the ACA is repealed.

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With the change in Washington, there's a lot of talk about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act. But what's changed for consumers, if anything? Hector De La Torre gives us some insight.

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On today's episode, Hector gives a few more insights from a TransAmerica survey, focusing on the 11 percent of Americans who are uninsured.

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On today's episode, Catherine identifies some of the challenges employees in the "gig economy" have with retirement planning.

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Hector De La Torre shares some insights from the most recent Healthcare Survey of Employers, conducted by the Transamerica Center for Health Studies.

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Catherine shares how older adults can create a backup plan in case retirement comes sooner than expected.

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Hector shares some insight about how to choose the best health insurance during this open enrollment period.

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Greg Tucker and Catherine Collinson discuss the basics of workplace retirement savings.

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As the new administration begins to take shape, there's a great deal of speculation among health policy experts about the potential alterations to our current health care system. Greg Tucker and Hector De La Torre discuss what plausible changes could be made to the Affordable Care Act.

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Catherine Collinson shares four essential tips for setting financial goals in 2017.

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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.

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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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