LIMRA Releases Two Retirement Education Tools

October 27, 2003 ( - LIMRA International has unveiled two educational tools to help financial service companies, advisors and consumers properly plan to meet the needs of retirement.

According to a news release, the Retirement Resource Center draws heavily on the retirement research that LIMRA has conducted over the past several years. The Resource Center will offer the Retirement Distribution and Planning training program for advisors and is developing a retirement planning seminar, a retirement readiness test, and other services. Now available for 2004 is a retirement calendar pad with daily facts and tips on retirement.

Also available is Risk Matcher, a booklet that includes information on the impact health problems or investment losses can have a significant on a retiree’s financial situation. Risk Matcher explains these major risks and gives readers statistics and other information about exposure and frequency. A series of questions helps readers rate their level of concern about each risk.