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Data released by Mental Health America revealed that since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, mental health conditions are increasing in prevalence and severity.  Mihaela Vincze, the program specialist for nonprofit Transamerica Center for Health Studies, is here to talk about the mental health impacts from our new reality.

One of the greatest threats to an individual’s financial security these days is getting scammed. During pandemic where so many people are struggling, it’s especially disheartening that there are so many scammers out there trying to steal people’s personally identifiable information and money. Catherine Collinson, president of nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, is here today to talk about the latest scams.

We’re back with another edition of ClearPath – Your Roadmap to Health & Wealth.  I’m your host, Al Waller.  

COVID-19 has complicated workers’ financial and retirement security across generations and the pandemic’s full impact is far from becoming clear.

A recent survey found that fewer than six in 10,  U.S. workers reported they are eating healthy on a consistent basis amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

As we track the continuing spread of COVID-19 across the country, we are becoming increasing aware of the number of COVID-19 cases in rural America.

Today’s women are better educated and enjoy career opportunities that were unimaginable 50 years ago. Yet the gender pay gap in the U.S. remains persistent with women earning 85 percent of what men earned in 2018, according to a Pew Research Center analysis.

Catherine Collinson, president of nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, tells us how the gender pay gap plays into women’s retirement readiness.

Vaping

Mar 9, 2020

On today’s episode we're talking about vaping and associated health risks.

On today's Clear Path, Hector breaks down Medicare Part D--what it is, changes around presciption drugs, and the "donut hole" coverage gap. 

Creating an emergency savings fund while juggling all of your financial priorities is difficult. How much are people saving? Catherine joins us to share findings from a Transamerica report on workers' emergency savings funds, and to discuss the ways a lack of savings could impact retirement preparation. 

This week, Hector explains how physician supply numbers directly impact healthcare. 

What diabetes risk factors should we know about to protect ourselves and our loved ones? And what are the dangers associated with diabetes?