Happiness and the Defined Benefits Plan with David Blumenstein
The World of Multiemployer Benefit Funds Podcast
by Traci Dority-Shanklin
4M ago
The type of pension plan you have may play a role in happiness and retirement. According to a 2000 poll conducted by the Center for Retirement Research, retirees with a defined benefit plan were 5.6% happier than retirees with no pension while those with a defined contribution plan were only 4.6% happier. However, retirees with both a defined benefit and a defined contribution were 9% happier than those without a pension. David Blumenstein, President and CEO of Segal, returns to the podcast. David shares his thoughts on why union workers are more satisfied with their retirement plans and how f ..read more
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David Blumenstein: Best Kept Secret
The World of Multiemployer Benefit Funds Podcast
by Traci Dority-Shanklin
5M ago
Support the show Contact: traci@mutliemployerfunds.com www.sisupartnersllc.com ..read more
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Communicating Financial WellBeing Tools
The World of Multiemployer Benefit Funds Podcast
by Traci Dority-Shanklin
5M ago
Knowing that you have financial planning tools is the first step on the path to financial wellbeing. Jennifer Schuster and Josh Meyer from Segal Benz Communications return to the podcast and share some tips and tools of how they communicate financial wellbeing to their Taft-Hartley clients. Segal Benz aggregates information and financial tools for multiemployer plans and then delivers access to those participants. Support the show Contact: traci@mutliemployerfunds.com www.sisupartnersllc.com ..read more
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The Importance of Financial WellBeing
The World of Multiemployer Benefit Funds Podcast
by Traci Shanklin
5M ago
Most Americans are under-prepared for retirement. Many studies point to a potential retirement crisis. The most sophisticated models imply that anywhere from 25 to 50% of US households, preparing for retirement will end up short of the savings needed. According to the National Library of Medicine, 40% of personal bankruptcies are because of excessive bills. Financial well-being is more than just about our ability to pay our bills or retire with dignity. Financial well-being impacts every area of our lives and is critical to our overall quality of life. Financial well-being is so vital that mul ..read more
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The Importance of Financial Well Being
The World of Multiemployer Benefit Funds Podcast
by Traci Shanklin
5M ago
Most Americans are under-prepared for retirement. Many studies point to a potential retirement crisis. The most sophisticated models imply that anywhere from 25 to 50% of US households, preparing for retirement will end up short of the savings needed. According to the National Library of Medicine, 40% of personal bankruptcies are because of excessive bills. Financial well-being is more than just about our ability to pay our bills or retire with dignity. Financial well-being impacts every area of our lives and is critical to our overall quality of life. Financial well-being is so vital that mul ..read more
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Financial Literacy Highlights
The World of Multiemployer Benefit Funds Podcast
by Traci Shanklin
9M ago
Support the show Contact: traci@mutliemployerfunds.com www.multiemployerfunds.com ..read more
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The CPD's Case for Unemployment Insurance Reform
The World of Multiemployer Benefit Funds Podcast
by Traci Dority-Shanklin
11M ago
Lockdowns and the coronavirus pandemic laid bare our inept and patchwork unemployment system. Iceland supported its citizens with 30 months of unemployment benefits while US workers barely received six months of benefits. Arelia Valdivia and Francisco Diez are here from the Center for Popular Democracy to explain why our current UI system desperately needs reform and how all workers, both employed and unemployed, can help fix it. Some highlights from The CPD’s Case for Unemployment Insurance Reform: 01:21 – Meet the Center for Popular Democracy 08:37 – The Sad State of UI Benefits for US Worke ..read more
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Communicating Financial Well-Being Tools
The World of Multiemployer Benefit Funds Podcast
by Traci Shanklin
1y ago
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Happy Thanksgiving to our Multiemployer Family!
The World of Multiemployer Benefit Funds Podcast
by Traci Shanklin
1y ago
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An Inspiring Holocaust Story and Segal's Mission
The World of Multiemployer Benefit Funds Podcast
by Traci Shanklin
1y ago
In today’s episode of the ‘The World of Multiemployer Benefit Funds’ (Where experts share their insights and stories on busting myths about the labor movement). Today the host Traci Dority-Shanklin (Managing Partner at Sisu Partners) talks with David Blumenstein (President, and CEO of Segal. Segal provides various consulting services including actuarial health benefits, human resources, investment, fiduciary insurance, communication, and technology.) David Blumenstein is a frequent speaker at benefits, conferences, and other industry forums, and a published author on health care and retirement ..read more
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