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Cracking the Retirement Consumer Code

JOANNA ROTENBERG

May 10, 2007


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Sustained anxiety for financial risks – health and longevity concerns spiking

1

4

Few consumers receive the advice they seek; advisors who deliver reap rewards

Primary Insights – Retirement Planning

Serious misconceptions remain on

how to fund retirement

2

Only 1 in 6pre-retirees are truly “prepared” for retirement

3


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Primary Insights – Retirement Planning

2

Sustained anxiety for financial risks – health and longevity concerns spiking

1

Serious misconceptions remain on

how to fund retirement

4

Few consumers receive the advice they seek; advisors who deliver reap rewards

3

Only 1 in 6pre-retirees are truly “prepared” for retirement


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Sustained Anxiety for Financial Risks – Health and Longevity Concerns Spiking

  • 2004

  • 2006

  • 2007

  • Inflation/tax increases

  • Health expenses

  • Market risk

  • Lack of guaranteed Income

  • Longevity

  • Interest rates

  • Social Security Benefits


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1

Health is an Important Concern for all Affluence Groups

  • Health anxiety by investable assets

  • Percent

  • 50K-100K

  • 100K-250K

  • 250K-1M

  • 1M+


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Women significantly more anxious than men

1

  • Risk

  • Men

  • Women

  • Inflation/tax

  • 69

10

59

15

  • 62

47

  • Market fluctuations

  • Health

53

8

  • 61

  • Lack of guaranteed income

  • 59

43

16

18

  • 59

  • Interest rates

41

45

10

  • 55

  • Longevity

  • Social security benefits

  • 54

14

40


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4

Few consumers receive the advice they seek; advisors who deliver reap rewards

Primary Insights – Retirement Planning

2

Sustained anxiety for financial risks – health and longevity concerns spiking

1

Serious misconceptions remain on how to fund retirement

3

Only 1 in 6pre-retirees are truly “prepared” for retirement


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5

  • Pre –retirees who are

  • “Extremely/very likely”

  • Retirees who “have done”

39

33

30

12

11

10

9

5

  • Part-/full-time job

  • Reduce spending

  • Sell primary residence

  • Tap into home equity

Serious Misconceptions Remain Regarding how to Fund Retirement

2

  • Methods to fund retirement, 2007

  • Percent


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Retirement age decreased, as consumers retire earlier than they expect

2

  • Expected vs. Actual retirement age

  • Retired “earlier than expected”

  • Percent

  • Expected

  • Over 40% of consumers “forced” into retirement

  • Over a third retiring before 55

  • Actual

  • 67

  • 64

  • 63

  • 59

  • 57

  • 2007

  • 2006

  • 2007


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30

  • Forced early retirement

  • Percent of retirees

  • Survey average

  • 41

  • $50-100K

  • 49

  • 43

  • $100-250K

  • 38

  • $250K-1M

  • 1M+

  • 30

Two in Five Retirees are being Forced to Retirement Earlier than Expected, Augmenting Lack of Preparedness

2

  • Most common reason

  • Primary reason

  • Percent of retirees forced to early retirement

  • Job loss/ downsizing

  • Caring for spouse/family

  • Health

  • 24

  • 30

46

  • 32

  • 8

60

  • 41

  • 8

51

  • 25

  • 10

65


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4

Few consumers receive the advice they seek; advisors who deliver reap rewards

Primary Insights – Retirement Planning

2

Sustained anxiety for financial risks – health and longevity concerns spiking

1

Serious misconceptions remain regarding how to fund retirement

3

Only 1 in 6pre-retirees are truly “prepared” for retirement


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  • Fully following plans

Only One in Six Pre-retirees Is “Prepared” for Retirement

3

  • Plans are “compre-hensive” (address ≥ 3 retirement issues*)

  • All

  • pre-retirees

  • Havefinancial plans for retirement

  • All pre-

  • retirees

  • 100

  • 51

  • 25

  • 16

Only 25-30% of affluent “prepared”


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Little preparation for health care risks

3

  • Level of concern with health-related financial risks

  • Percent (“very/extremely”)

  • Life event

  • Prepared

  • Affording increases in medical costs each year

  • Affording long-term care expenses

  • Affording catastrophic medical expenses

  • Costs of livinglonger than you expected

  • Costs of end of life care and death


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2

  • Recent research claims consumers have saved more than enough. . .

  • . . . However, reality shows 40%+ of retirees believe they have saved too little

  • Saved too much

  • Percent of retirees

Of those born between 1931 and 1941 at least 80% have accumulated more than enough wealth for retirement

– An Economic Approach to Setting

Retirement Savings Goals, 2006

  • Saved too little

  • 45-54

  • 55-64

  • 65-74

88% of retirees age 51 and older had adequate wealth

– Are Americans Saving “Optimally’” for Retirement, 2006

3

Despite Recent Research Claims, Retirees Believe they have not Saved Enough

Not just the mass!

More than 1 in 4 affluent/HNW retirees believe they saved too little


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…Primarily due to health and day-to-day expenses

3

  • RETIREES

  • 50

  • 36

  • 34

  • 27

  • 15

  • Longevity

  • Health expenses

  • Higher lifestyle expenses

  • Higher day to day expenses

  • Financially supporting children


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  • 2007

36

20

20

11

3

Retirees are Considering More Dramatic Actions than before

  • RETIREES

  • Methods to fund retirement

  • Percent responding extremely/very likely to do

  • 2006

20

  • Reduce spending

12

  • Sell primary residence

  • Part-/full- time job

10

  • Tap into home equity

7


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Primary Insights – Retirement Planning

2

Sustained anxiety for financial risks – health and longevity concerns spiking

1

Serious misconceptions remain regarding how to fund retirement

4

Few consumers receive the advice they seek; advisors who deliver reap rewards

3

Only 1 in 6pre-retirees are truly “prepared” for retirement


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Receiving advice

7

1

5

8

3

Few Consumers Receive the Advice They Seek

4

Percent of consumers

  • >$250K IN INVESTABLE ASSETS

Seeking advice

  • Guaranteeing sufficient income for retirement

  • 27

  • Protecting against healthcare risks

  • 24

  • Protecting against inflation

  • 20

  • Choosing investment products

  • 17

  • How to financially prepare for retirement

  • 15


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  • All

  • pre-retirees with advisors

  • Havefinancial plans for retirement

  • “Prepared” for retire-ment

  • Fully following plans

4

Advisors that Engage in Comprehensive Financial Planning are Rewarded Handsomely

  • PRE-RETIREES WITH ADVISORS

  • Consumers completing financial plan purchase ~2 products following plan

  • ~80% of consumers willing to pay a fee for financial planning


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Sustained anxiety for financial risks – health and longevity concerns spiking

1

Primary Insights – Retirement Planning

Serious misconceptions remain on

how to fund retirement

2

4

Few consumers receive the advice they seek; advisors who deliver reap rewards

3

Only 1 in 6pre-retirees are truly “prepared” for retirement


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Independents pioneer a new advice model and emerge as the early winners

5

Worksitemay emerge as a robust alternative advice channel

6

Self directedsegment represents a real opportunity

Primary Insights

7


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Primary Insights

Independents pioneer a new advice model and emerge as the early winners

5

6

Self directedsegment represents a real opportunity

Worksite

may emerge as a robust alternative advice channel

7


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100

5

Independents have the Deepest Consumer Relationships

  • Number of products purchased from primary firms by channel

  • Percent

  • Average # of products =

  • 2.7

  • 3+ products

  • 46

  • 2.0

  • 1.8

  • 1.6

  • 1.6

  • 28

  • 23

  • 16

  • 15

  • 2

  • 24

  • 20

  • 21

  • 22

  • 25

  • 53

  • 64

  • 64

  • 32

  • 47

  • 1

  • Independent

  • Brokerage

  • Banks

  • Investment

  • Insurance


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Independents Pioneer a New Advice Model andEmerge as Early Winners

5

  • >250 K INVESTABLE ASSETS

  • Level of advisor assistance

  • Percent

  • Difference vs. independents

  • Independentadvisors

  • Brokerage

  • Investment

  • Insurance

  • Bank

  • Overall asset allocation

  • -11

  • -18

  • -28

  • -26

  • Individual stocks, bonds, and mutual funds

  • 4

  • -18

  • -23

  • -11

  • Retirement goals

  • -12

  • -12

  • -11

  • -17

  • Overall financial plan

  • -26

  • -22

  • -18

  • -33

  • Identify new opportunities

  • -8

  • -21

  • -23

  • -20

  • Create guaranteed income

  • -10

  • -16

  • 1

  • -23


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  • Advisor performance “extremely well”

  • Percent

  • Importance for consumers (“Extremely”)

  • Difference versus independents

  • Factors

  • Independent

  • Brokerage

  • Insurance

  • Bank

  • Investment

  • Being timely(e.g., responsive)

  • -9

  • -17

  • -21

  • -25

  • 46

  • 68

  • 5

  • 1

  • 2

  • -3

  • Objectivity

  • 42

  • 45

  • -5

  • -8

  • -10

  • -13

  • Simplicity

  • 35

  • 53

  • Transparency of fees

  • -10

  • -9

  • -13

  • -17

  • 30

  • 55

  • Credentials(e.g., CFP)

  • 31`

  • 41`

  • -1

  • -7

  • -8

5

And also Perform the Best against Satisfaction Drivers


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~40% of assetsheld elsewhere owned by consumers with advisory relationship withindependents

  • Advisor channel

  • Primary institution

  • Insurance agent

  • Independent

  • Broker

  • Banker

  • Other*

  • Total

  • Independent

  • Brokerage

  • Investment

  • Insurance

  • Bank

  • Total

  • 5

  • 18

  • 7

  • 8

  • 5

  • 43

  • 2

  • 23

  • 6

  • 2

  • 6

  • 39

  • 3

  • 3

  • 1

  • 1

  • 2

  • 4

  • 2

  • 3

  • 1

  • 5

  • 11

  • 7

  • 43

  • 17

  • 15

  • 18

  • 100

5

Independents are Well-Positioned to Reach Assets from Other Institutions…

  • CONSUMERS WITH ADVISORS

  • Percent of assets, by primary institution and advisor channel

* Includes accountants, lawyers, 401(K)/403(b) plan provider, CFP, family member or the individual


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…And are Poised to Gain Substantially Going Forward

  • Almost 50% of consumers with independent advisors increased assets with them in last 3 years…

  • … and one-third expect to consolidate assets with their independent advisor over the next 3-5 years

  • 49

  • 33


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15

15

5

Wide variance across channels, AND within each channel

5

  • Percent of consumers believing their primary financial institution is “extremely able” to address their retirement needs

  • Independent

  • Broker

  • Investment

  • A

  • B

  • C

  • A

  • B

  • C

  • D

  • A

  • B

  • C

  • Insurance

  • Bank

  • A

  • B

  • C

  • D

  • E

  • F

  • A

  • B

  • C

  • D

  • E


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Primary Insights

Independents pioneer a new advice model and emerge as the early winners

5

6

Self directedsegment represents a real opportunity

Worksite

may emerge as a robust alternative advice

channel

7


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28

Self Directed Segment Represents a Big Opportunity

6

  • Percent of HNW/affluentpre-retirees who are “self directed”

  • 42

  • Self directed, with advisor (only to execute trades)

  • 7

  • Has Financial advisors

  • Self directed without advisor

  • 50

  • 43

  • Percent of HNW/affluentretirees who are “self directed”

  • 34


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  • Havefinancial plans for retirement

  • “Prepared” for retire-ment

  • Fully following plans

  • 52

  • 25

  • 18

Only one in five self-directed are Prepared for Retirement

6

  • ABOVE $250K ONLY

  • Self directed

  • pre-retirees

  • Self directedpre-

  • retirees

  • 100

* Example issues include asset allocation, insurance, tax-efficient strategies, philanthropy, estate planning, etc.


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  • Guaranteeing sufficient income

  • Financially prepare for retirement

  • Healthcare risks

  • Longevity

  • Investment selection

  • Inflation risk

  • Maximize tax effectiveness

  • Interest rate risk

  • Asset allocation

They Seek advice beyond accumulation

6

  • Broader needs

  • Self directed consumer needs

  • Percent

  • “Traditionalaccumulation” needs

25% agree with the following statement:

“I would like to continue to manage my own assets, but would be interested in targeted advice on specific topics (e.g., tax-efficient asset draw-down, estate)


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Independents pioneer a new advice model and emerge as the early winners

5

6

Self directedsegment represents a real opportunity

Primary Insights

Worksite

may emerge as a robust alternative advice

channel

7


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5

7

Considerable opportunity remains to leverage 401K channel for IRA rollovers

  • Top factors considered most important in selecting an IRA provider

  • Percent of consumers

1

  • Already had a relationship

2

  • Ethical reputation

3

  • Lower costs / fees

4

  • Knowledge and expertise of advisors

5

  • Known for superior investment performance

6

  • My 401(k)/403(b) assets were already held at the firm

7

  • Responsiveness of advisors

  • Product offering beyond IRAs

8

  • Quality of IRA product

9

  • Quicker / easier sign up process

10


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39

7

Window of Opportunity Closes Rapidly

  • Available customers for IRA rollover after trigger event

  • 100% = Consumers who eventually completed a rollover

100

90

Only 20% of customers who decided to roll over their IRA were still “available” after 6 months

80

70

60

50

40

30

20

10

0

0

1

2

3

4

5

6

  • Months after trigger event


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10

7

Worksite financial advice may be one “in” for cementing tighter relationships

Percent

  • Of the consumers who have workplace financial advice available…

  • Availability of financial advice at the worksite

  • 37

  • Not

  • available

  • Available

  • 13

  • Use 401K provider as primary provider

  • Don’t Know /

  • No selection

  • Currently

  • use

  • financial

  • advice


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Summary

  • Sustained anxiety for financial risks – health and longevity concerns spiking

1

  • Serious misconceptions remain on how to fund retirement

2

  • Only 1 in 6 pre-retirees are truly “prepared” for retirement

3

  • Few consumers receive the advice they seek; advisors who deliver reap rewards

4

  • Independents pioneer a new advice model and emerge as the early winners

5

  • Self directed segment represents a real opportunity

6

  • Worksite may emerge as a robust alternative advice channel

7


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