Top 2 Retirement Concerns
#1 is Costs associated with health care, #2 the risk of Social Security changes.1
Don’t Run Out On Me, Please
Despite relatively high confidence levels about being financially prepared for retirement 70% still have a fair to great deal of concern about running out of money.1
Understanding how their advisors are paid was rated important by 86% of consumers.1
Wasn’t Rip Van Winkle Dutch?
The average person in France sleeps 8.83 hours per day, the most in the developed world.2
Not A Priority?
Life insurance comes in seventh in terms of people’s financial priorities, less than 40 percent of Americans have an interest in life insurance at all.3
St. Patrick’s Day4
- 1737 was the year the very first St. Patrick’s Day parade took place. Which took place in Boston (Not Ireland)
- 11% of Americans are planning a St. Patrick’s day vacation
- 13 million pints of Guinness will be consumed worldwide on St. Patrick’s Day
- 16 U.S. places named Dublin.
Not So Fast
When it comes to internet speed the United States ranks No. 12 in the world, a couple of spots behind Latvia.5
We Are Not Alone
In a recent survey, 63 percent of respondents worldwide said they believe their country is headed in the wrong direction6