Managing the seven risks to retirement income
By Brandon Buckingham, vice president, Prudential Financial

Retirement income planning has changed drastically over the last three decades. Thirty years ago most Americans could safely rely on Social Security and a pension to provide the income they needed in retirement. That’s no longer the case. (more)
 

When there's a will—and more—there's peace of mind
By Robert Fishbein, vice president and corporate counsel, Prudential Financial

What’s the state of your estate? Robert Fishbein, a vice president and corporate counsel in Prudential Financial's Tax Department, says now's a good time to find out. (more)
 


Relying on inheritance for retirement is risky business
By Robert Fishbein, vice president and corporate counsel, Prudential Financial

As their parents pass, baby boomers, Generation X members and milennials stand to inherit massive wealth transfers. Estimates vary widely, but based on studies conducted by Accenture and the Center For Retirement Research at Boston College, anywhere from $11 trillion to $30 trillion will pass through inheritance over the next 40 years—an increase in wealth of about $64,000 to $90,000 per person. (more)
 
5 changes to watch for this tax season
By Robert Fishbein, vice president and corporate counsel, Prudential Financial

This tax season brings changes you should know about as you’re preparing your 2015 return and planning for 2016 and beyond. Here are five areas to keep in mind. (more)