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How to get investors to save more for retirement? Perhaps by saying hello to their future self

How to get investors to save more for retirement? Perhaps by saying hello to their future self

Finance
tommasolizzul | iStock | Getty ImagesThe number of Americans prepared to meet their basic expenses in retirement has drastically declined in the last 20 years, according to research published by Boston College.This study confirms, at least to some degree, that it's not only the millennial generation that has difficulty knowing when to cut out the avocado toast or whatever luxury de jour may be standing in the way of retirement. Retirement planning is a source of anxiety for all demographics.The question for financial advisors now becomes "How can you get investors to turn the tide?"Perhaps the answer is getting those people to meet their future self.With advances in technology, researchers can create virtual avatars of our future selves using face-aging programs. An April 2019 CNBC story ...
Has Hello singer Adele said goodbye to touring?

Has Hello singer Adele said goodbye to touring?

Entertainment
Adele has hinted to her fans she may never tour again and is happy to have her final shows in London.The Hello singer waved goodbye to a Wembley crowd on Wednesday, and published a handwritten note in the programme announcing what could mean an end to life on the road for the award-winning singer."So this is it. After 15 months on the road and 18 months of 25 we are at the end," the 29-year-old star wrote."Touring is a peculiar thing, it doesn't suit me particularly well. I'm a real homebody and I get so much joy in the small things."Plus, I'm dramatic and have a terrible history of touring. Until now that is!"The star is coming to the end of her run of gigs across the UK, Ireland, Europe, the US, Australia and New Zealand."I've done 119 shows and these last four will take me up to 123," s...