Today marks the 4th anniversary of Change Rangers weekly blog! “Envision the promise of longevity” is my opening tag line, which is in effect more of a reverse way of posing a question. What is the promise an extended lifetime in an era where it is better than it was say 100 years ago? No
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The language in the business of aging as it relates to insurance and pension fund providers seems lofty if not lost on us, but we do know, based on the recent gathering storm of news; that not only should we be more literate about financing our individual longevity, we should also be more aware of
Further to Robert Brown’s Sept. 19th article in http://www.evidencenetwork.ca/ on pooled pension plans, one of the advantages he comments on is what he calls “…pooling the mortality risk, resulting in a more accurate estimation of the groups’ average life expectancy.” (the “group” meaning pooled pension plan participants). There it is a again – “mortality risk”.
The range of product development and resultant opportunities surrounding the subject of longevity keeps getting wider and riper for detailed probing. Almost like panning for gold in the Klondike days, for some aging is the new gold. Maximize this, minimize that in an aging world. Take the pension fund world for example. Swiss Re the