Lincoln In the News
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.
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“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.
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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.
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Talking about money is like going to the dentist. No one wants to do it. But the price of not having these conversations can be high. Lincoln Financial wanted a better handle on why people shy away from these talks.
Planning for long-term care (LTC) has become an increasingly important topic as the population ages and people are living longer.
Lincoln Financial executives, led by President and CEO Dennis Glass, rang the closing bell Nov. 7 at the New York Stock Exchange to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Lincoln’s listing on the exchange.
Do you ever visualize how your retirement will look? Where you'll live, what you'll do most days, whether you'll travel, or volunteer, or go all in on your hobby.