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Who’s Watching Junior? Benefits of Better Childcare Support Post COVID-19

Thirty-six million Americans have filed for unemployment benefits over the past two months.  While these are disproportionately less wealthy Americans, many high-profile companies have been laying off or furloughing their workforce as well, among them major hotel chains, airlines, clothing manufacturers, and retail stores.[1]  For those of us still lucky enough to be working, our Read more…

Dynamic Segmentation: Maximizing Opportunities as A Black Swan Event Unfolds

One of the most useful tools that marketers, product developers, and thought leaders have is the ability to understand the composition of the markets and distributors they serve and be able to target strategies, products, and communications to the most responsive and valuable segments.  Today’s investment climate is so complex and difficult and has changed Read more…

Confidence in Retirement Security Remains High Despite Pandemic, but Signals Change With Widespread Unemployment

Press Inquiries: Lisa Greenwald Executive Vice President Greenwald & Associates LisaGreenwald@greenwaldresearch.com 202.686.0300 ext. 108 Betsy Jaffe Director, Marketing and Public Relations Employee Benefit Research Institute press-media@ebri.org 202.775.6347 Workers’ Satisfaction With DC Plans Is High, but Reveals Some Crisis Impact WASHINGTON – April 23, 2020 – The 2020 Retirement Confidence Survey (RCS), fielded in January, found Read more…

Inspired Localism: Wellness Programming that Engages the Community Beyond Corporate Walls

If you work in the healthcare world, “social determinants of health” (SDoH) is something you’re starting to hear everywhere. While it has long been a focus in public health, the healthcare industry and employers have been slower to make it one of their foci.  Since half of Americans receive healthcare through their employer, this is Read more…

Creating an Effective Retiree Portfolio

  Money management in retirement presents a complicated challenge. Over what can be a 20- to 30- year time horizon or more, most retirees need a significant return on their investments in order to deal with the corrosive long-term impact of inflation, pay for unexpected expenses, and maintain their feeling of financial security. This is Read more…

Surveying Hard-to-Reach Consumers? No problem.

  With everyone attached to their smartphones these days and accustomed to sharing so much information, it seems like it should be easier and cheaper than ever to reach your intended survey population.  That isn’t always the case.  Some populations, like immigrants, marginal groups, older consumers, consumer experts and those in more rural locations, are Read more…

5th Annual Guaranteed Lifetime Income Study (GLIS) Reveals Key Differences Between Advisors and Consumers (and Much More!)

  In the fifth year of the Guaranteed Lifetime Income Study (GLIS), the study continues to explore consumer attitudes about the value of guaranteed lifetime income and, for the first time, includes an advisor survey that provides an important view of advisors’ opinion of guaranteed income products and the needs of their clients. An eye-opening Read more…