Mike believes there’s no more honorable position than making a difference in people’s lives—which is why he relishes sharing tools and strategies that help investors prepare for their future. This is information Mike feels audiences are eager to hear, because their retirement won’t look like that of any prior generation.
“Clients are the ultimate audience,” he says. “I think you have to be 10 times more prepared than meeting with financial professionals.” For him, the Q&A sessions after a client presentation are the most valuable—not just for the audience, but also for his own knowledge. He often applies the insights gained from these conversations to his upcoming presentations—along with the experience he’s gained helping financial professionals and their clients for more than 25 years.
As lifespans continue to rise, retirement could be as long as 20 years—approximately 8,000 days. Help clients navigate what’s no longer an end but a new, complex stage of life.
Three simple questions can help determine your clients’ future quality of life, and serve as a practical, thought-provoking starting point for planning a satisfying retirement
Longevity, demographic changes, and technological innovation are revolutionizing the world of work. Help existing and prospective retirement-plan clients leverage these changes to foster a more productive, and therefore more profitable, workplace.
Clients and prospects may be unaware that three critical factors that can negatively impact their Social Security benefits. Educate them ahead of time to help them avoid being caught by surprise, when it’s too late to make changes.
For more than two decades, we’ve partnered with the MIT AgeLab to uncover lifestyle trends, who investors trust, and the future of retirement. Learn how to apply MIT AgeLab research and tools to your practice.
5 Things About Mike
A huge Liverpool FC fan, he watched his favorite English Premier League football team play twice while they were in US and took his family on a stadium tour in Liverpool.
He loves classic cars and owns a 1972 Triumph TR6. It’s a work in progress, but he finds it more fun than driving a modern vehicle.
London, Mike’s favorite place in all his travels, is where he plans living part-time when he slows down or retires.
He’s no fan of heights or spiders. No, not afraid—just not crazy about either.
His craziest travel story: A fellow passenger’s new German Shepherd therapy dog jumped up on a plane seat in front of Mike and created utter chaos in his section (after its owner went to the restroom).
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Mike In the Media
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