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SeLFIES : A New Pension Bond and Currency for Retirement

May 4 2020 | General
Capco Journal #51: Wealth & Asset Management
There is a looming retirement crisis, as individuals are increasingly being asked to take responsibility for their own retirement planning and a majority of these individuals are financially unsophisticated. They cannot perform basic compounding calculations and do not understand the impact of inflation, both critical aspects of retirement planning.

SeLFIES: A New Pension Bond and Currency for Retirement

May 20 2020 | General
Harvard Law School Forum on Local Governance
There is a looming retirement crisis, as individuals are increasingly being asked to take responsibility for their own retirement planning and a majority of these individuals are financially unsophisticated. Yet, these individuals are being tasked with the responsibility for three complex, interconnected decisions: how much to save, how to invest, and how to decumulate one’s portfolio at retirement.

SeLFIES: A-New(-ity) Look for Retirement

May 2020 | General
Society of Actuaries
The Society of Actuaries' Aging and Retirement Strategic Research Program published a "Products, Tools, and Strategies that Address Retirement Risks – Essay Collection" in which Prof. Merton's paper (co-authored with Arun Muralidhar and Paula Hogan) won second prize.

SeLFIES: A New Pension Bond and Currency for Retirement

July 18 2020 | General
Retirement Daily on The Street
There is a looming retirement crisis, as individuals are increasingly being asked to take responsibility for their own retirement planning and a majority of these individuals are financially unsophisticated. They cannot perform basic compounding calculations and do not understand the impact of inflation, both critical aspects of retirement planning. Yet, these individuals are being tasked with the responsibility for three complex, interconnected decisions: how much to save, how to invest (with many additional decisions), and how to decumulate one’s portfolio at retirement.