Lincoln In the News
Variable annuities had their best sales year since 2008 last year, powered by enormous growth in the sales of registered indexed-linked annuities, or RILAs.
Read the full article: https://www.investmentnews.com/annuity-sales-record-2019-new-va-188476
The goal of Lincoln Financial Group’s Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) practices is not to rack up accolades. But it’s hard to ignore the number of notices Lincoln Financial has received for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Read the full article here: https://www.i4cp.com/productivity-blog/empowering-female-talent-by-promoting-career-development
More and more corporate companies have been stepping up their LGBTQ+ diversity and inclusion resources, making for healthier, happier work environments for employees, clients and consumers.
Organizations are increasingly recognizing that culture is far more than just a buzzword. It’s a critical component that must be measured and managed for the organization to succeed.
Read the full article here: https://hrexecutive.com/is-it-time-for-a-culture-check-up/
Nearly half the country struggles to discuss finances with loved ones despite the fact that 93% believe in the importance of planning for their financial future, according to a survey conducted for Lincoln National Corp.
Read the article: https://www.fwbusiness.com/fwbusiness/article_205d2f6f-8969-518e-b05c-5022a9aaa444.html
“5 Things Retirees Say They Wish They Were Told Before They Began Retirement”, with Lincoln SVP Garry Spence
Eliminate debt: Make it a priority to pay off any outstanding debt (think car loans, credit cards, mortgage) before retirement, as there are enough fixed expenses (such as insurance, medical expenses, property taxes, etc.) that may make budgeting more difficult if you are also working on paying off debt.
Volunteers from Lincoln Financial Network in Greensboro spent their time baking treats for families at the Ronald McDonald House of Winston-Salem on Nov. 2, as well as cooking dinner for families Nov. 9.
A lot has been written about Baby Boomers and retirement — and for good reason. Their generation is facing a retirement crisis and as an industry, we are working to help them retire with dignity and financial security. While we remain focused on this important work, we should also consider that as of 2016, Millennials are now the largest segment of the workforce, according to the Pew Research Center.
Read the full article: https://www.lifehealth.com/next-gen-retirement/
Consumers who dread having financial conversations with loved ones are not alone. According to Lincoln Financial Group’s 2019 Financial Conversations study, 47% of Americans struggle to talk about long-term financial planning with loved ones—even though the majority (94%) understand the importance of these conversations.
Read the article: https://www.lifehealth.com/go-ahead-conversation/
Read the article: https://www.lifehealth.com/five-must-client-conversations-missing-link/