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Americans Not Seeking Financial Advice from Professionals

We often discuss the benefits that come from garnering professional advice regarding one’s finances and retirement planning. However, recent research indicates that most Americans are content simply to manage matters on their own. Despite reports indicating that many workers live paycheck to paycheck and that fewer than half of all adults would be able to cover an unexpected $1,000 expense, the majority of Americans decline any financial help or advice.  

Anirban tells us more. 

Anirban Basu, Chariman Chief Executive Officer of Sage Policy Group (SPG), is one of the Mid-Atlantic region's leading economic consultants. Prior to founding SPG he was Chairman and CEO of Optimal Solutions Group, a company he co-founded and which continues to operate. Anirban has also served as Director of Applied Economics and Senior Economist for RESI, where he used his extensive knowledge of the Mid-Atlantic region to support numerous clients in their strategic decision-making processes. Clients have included the Maryland Department of Transportation, St. Paul Companies, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Players Committee and the Martin O'Malley mayoral campaign.