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A minute of silence can be more productive than an hour of debate.
~Terry Braverman

Arrest yourself when under the influence of a negative thought.
~Terry Braverman

Give me levity, or give me death!
~Terry Braverman

An intimate relationship is the ultimate training.
~Terry Braverman

Clarity of purpose is the ultimate decongestant.
~Terry Braverman

Faith keeps the voice of fear out of your ear.
~Terry Braverman

Peace begins between your ears.
~Terry Braverman

Peace begins between your ears.
~Terry Braverman

Be patient, before you become a patient.
~Terry Braverman

Over-analysis causes paralysis.
~Terry Braverman

May the 'farce' be with you.
~Terry Braverman

Plan some time to be spontaneous.
~Terry Braverman

Laugh at yourself, and you will always be amused.
~Terry Braverman

Imagination sharpens the dull blade of routine.
~Terry Braverman

Inquisitiveness cures boredom; nothing cures inquisitiveness.
~Terry Braverman

Feed your soul, starve your worries.
~Terry Braverman

Avoid time in the Tower of Babble.
~Terry Braverman

Release any false sense of insecurity.
~Terry Braverman

Life is a fantasy, made real by our thoughts.
~Terry Braverman

Retirement Security Fueled by Global Uncertainty

Quote for the Week: "According to your latest social security income projections, if you retire today, you can live reasonably well until 5 p.m. tomorrow."
— Dave Erhard



The 2013/2014 Global Benefit Attitudes Study examines how employees' preferences for retirement security affect their financial priorities and retirement planning, what makes them join an organization and what makes them stay, and the kind of benefits they desire.

 

The research was conducted in 12 countries, and the survey was completed by 22,347 employees representing all job levels and major industry sectors.

 

For large numbers of employees around the world, retirement security has become a higher priority. Employees in India, Brazil, Caazil, Canada and the U.S. lead the world in concern about retirement security, while it is less of a priority in Japan.

 

Retirement security has become a more important issue for me over the last two or three years (those choosing “agree” or “strongly agree").

 

 

In all countries, employees prefer more generous retirement benefits over higher pay when the benefits are guaranteed.

 

Employees in Mexico, Chile, India, China and Australia lead all others.

 

If your employer offered the choice between the following, which would you choose?




(Courtesy of www.towerswatson.com)

 

This shows that people have clear concerns about their retirement. They do not feel sufficiently prepared and, worryingly, they are not acting on it. For more information, recommendations and solutions, check out the 2014  Retirement Readiness Survey at: http://www.aegon.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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