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More Than Ever, Clients Want Help With Retirement Income Planning

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The American College polled a panel of its Retirement Income Certified Professional (RICP) designation holders about client interests and behaviors and found that 80% of advisers said their clients are asking more questions about retirement income planning today than three years ago.

The top three reasons why clients are motivated to turn to a retirement adviser include concern about meeting their retirement goals, concern about running out of money in retirement, and concern about maximizing their financial resources.