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Elder Fraud

Nov 11, 2019

Elder fraud is an increasing reality in today’s world.  According to the United States Special Committee on Aging, older American’s lose, on average, $3 billion per year to scams. This is an extremely alarming, yet under-reported number, as not every case of fraud and financial exploitation is reported. It is important for people to be aware and recognize warning signs to better protect themselves.

Today, Catherine Collinson, president of nonprofit Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, joins us to talk about elder fraud.

Hector walks us through the process of signing up for Medicaid. 

Catherine shares how people 50 and up can boost their retirement savings by using catch-up contributions.

Hector goes over the ins-and-outs of open enrollment. He also explains how changes to the Affordable Care Act will impact open enrollment for 2020. 

Catch-Up Contributions

Oct 14, 2019

Catherine shares how people 50 and up can boost their retirement savings by using catch-up contributions.

Hector helps us understand what federally qualified health centers are, and the type of care they provide. 

Medicaid 101

Sep 25, 2019

Hector walks us through how Medicaid is administered. 

Catherine tells us about a study that gauges the financial literacy of Americans. 

Catherine discusses how we can successfully take on a greater role in funding, preparing for and managing retirement savings.

Navigating Clinical Trials

Aug 13, 2019

Hector gives guidance on searching for and enrolling in clinical trials.  

Catherine tells us what she learned from a survey of 5900 workers across the U.S. when it comes to ideas about retirement. 

Hector tells us about Transamerica's collaboration with UC Berkley on a free newsletter that provides users with evidence-based health information. 

Catherine tells us what Millenials, Gen X-ers and Baby Boomers are envisioning for retirement. 

Hector explains clinical trials and why they might be worth pursuing for some patients. 

Catherine tells us how Baby Boomers are trail-blazing a new type of retirement that includes pleasure, purpose and continued work. 

Hector helps us identify options for the suddenly uninsured. 

Millenials have proven themselves to be savvy as the digital do-it-yourself generation. Many are looking to digital tools to help them achieve their retirement goals. 

Catherine tells us about her research on millenials' retirement readiness. 

Hector tell us what the options are for the suddenly uninsured. 

Generation X often gets lost in the shuffle between bigger demographics--baby boomers and millenials. But this group is struggling to build retirement security while juggling work, children, and caring for aging parents. Catherine tells us some unsettling information about Gen X-ers' retirement preparation.

Hector tells us what small business owners may need to consider in order to get health insurance for their employees. 

Hector walks us through research on millenials and their healthcare habits. 

Millenials have proven themselves to be quite savvy in digital spheres but how about in retirement planning? Catherine fills us in on research that outlines the steps millenials are taking to actively prep for retirement.  

Generation X often gets lost in the shuffle between bigger demographics--baby boomers and millenials. But this group is struggling to build retirement security while juggling work, children, and caring for aging parents. Catherine tells us some unsettling information about Gen X-ers' retirement preparation.

What is Medicare for all and how could it change healthcare in America? Hector tells us more. 

Physical workers, people in physically demanding jobs, face unique retirement expectations. Catherine tells about today's physical workers and how they're preparing for retirement. 

Millenials and Healthcare

Apr 23, 2019

Hector discusses findings from a recent Transamerica survey that focused on millenials and how they feel about the healthcare system, access to care, and their overall health. 

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Catherine Collinson talks about how to enter the role of caregiver and do so responsibly.

Caregiving can hit unexpectedly so those taking on roles may be unprepared. Hector shares research on caregivers, and highlights some available resources. 

According to the Social Security Administration there are more than 45 million retirees in the United States. Many of them are facing financial vulnerability. Catherine joins us this week to discuss critical issues that impact today's retirees. 

Hector tells us about a Transamerica cookbook that focuses on healthy Italian recipes.

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