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Human-centric Investing Podcast

Can 20 minutes change your business?

Our newly reimagined Human-centric Investing Podcast features 20-minute conversations with inspiring thought leaders from inside and outside the financial industry.

Every other week, take just 20 minutes to get ideas that could transform your client relationships, and your business.

Listen or subscribe on iTunes, Google, or Spotify, and watch the video version on YouTube.

63: How To Help Clients Who Feel Retirement Is Out of Reach
January 13, 2022 – (25:06)

Do you work with individuals and couples who not only feel like they’re behind in saving for retirement and think the idea of ever achieving it is impossible? Find out why helping them requires both art and science, new levels of creativity, and a focus on simple habits rather than total solutions.

Robert Laura is not affiliated with Hartford Funds

62: The Number That Will Transform Retirement for Your Clients
December 30, 2021 – (19:38)

As lifespans continue to rise, retirement could be as long as 20 years—approximately 8,000 days. Therefore, investors should be preparing for four retirements instead of one.

Dr. Joe Coughlin is not affiliated with Hartford Funds

61: 2022 Market Outlook
December 16, 2021 – (45:16)

What surprises may lay ahead for investors? Nanette Abuhoff Jacobson shares her outlook and positioning ideas for the year ahead.

60: Retirement Wisdom From Plato (and Others)
December 2, 2021 – (22:32)

What if the great thinkers like Plato, Socrates, and Confucius had retirement figured out thousands of years ago? Discover how ancient wisdom can lead to retirement satisfaction.

Robert Laura is not affiliated with Hartford Funds

59: How to Create a High-Performance Team
November 18, 2021 – (42:19)

In our first episode in this new format, Coach Jay Wright of Villanova Basketball discusses what coaching college national championship teams and Olympic gold medalists can teach you about team-building.

Jay Wright is not affiliated with Hartford Funds.

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Meet the HOSTS

Senior Vice President, Applied Insights, Hartford Funds

John Diehl is senior vice president of Applied Insights at Hartford Funds. In his current position, John and his team are responsible for engaging and educating both financial professionals and their clients about current and emerging opportunities in the financial-services marketplace.

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Managing Director, Applied Insights, Hartford Funds

With over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry, Julie believes that financial professionals sit in the industry’s most difficult seat. As a registered corporate coach, she has extensive experience in coaching financial professionals and their teams, to help them not just create a vision for their practice but also achieve it.

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John Diehl is a registered representative of Hartford Funds Distributors, LLC.

Julie L. Genjac is a registered representative of Hartford Funds Distributors, LLC.

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