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MIT AgeLab Research

For more than a decade, we’ve partnered with the MIT AgeLab to uncover what investors are thinking about lifestyle trends, who they trust, and the future of retirement—all of which influence their decision-making process. Our advisor consultants can provide coaching to help you deepen relationships with clients by applying AgeLab research and tools to your practice.

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Fear, Finance & The High Anxiety Client

MIT AgeLab explains how to identify signs of investment anxiety in your clients. Understand how stress, fear, and anxiety affect behavior, and steps you can take to help clients manage these emotions.

The Future of Advice

Education and longevity are raising the expectations for advice.

5 Ways Technology Will Change How You Age

A new array of devices and services is transforming retirement, making it easier for aging clients to work, stay healthy, live at home and remain connected to friends and family.

8,000 Days of Retirement

Help your clients navigate the four phases of an 8,000 day retirement.

Attention Economics

The volume, velocity, and complexity of information your clients are exposed to is at an all-time high. MIT AgeLab reveals how to capture clients’ attention, keeping them engaged in the financial planning process.

In Their Own Words

Learn what MIT AgeLab determined to be the seven advisor characteristics that are critically important to clients.

Engaging Across the Ages

Learn how to not only build relationships with Generation X and Generation Y—but also fine-tune your approach toward older and younger boomers as well.

The Quality of Life

Ask three simple questions to help determine your clients’ future quality of life, serving as motivation for planning a satisfying retirement.


White Papers

For more than a decade, The Hartford has consulted the AgeLab for original research, insights, and public education materials. Insight from the AgeLab helps shape Hartford Funds’ customer-focused strategies in areas such as marketing, client service, and investor education.

Browse All White Papers By MIT AgeLab >
JosephCoughlin

Meet Dr. Joe Coughlin, founder and director of the MIT Agelab.

Read his blog, Disruptive Demographics, to join the discussion on global aging, technology, and innovation.

Visit the MIT AgeLab website >

"The Hartford" is The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. and its subsidiaries.

The MIT AgeLab is not an affiliate or subsidiary of Hartford Funds.

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