WASHINGTON, March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the first six weeks of 2016, there were only six days when the Dow Jones was swinging up or down by less than 100 points. These market swings, combined with shifting workplace structures and an outdated retirement benefit system, are profoundly impacting Americans', young and old, ability to save and prepare for a secure retirement.
To highlight the unique challenges of safeguarding savings and retirement benefits during a volatile market and to explore ways policymakers, employers and individuals can collaborate to help Americans save at all stages of life, the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) and The Hill will host a three-panel event on Wednesday, April 20th at 8AM.
What: a three-panel event with key financial experts to discuss how volatile markets are impacting American's savings and retirement and to explore ways to help Americans plan for a secure retirement in light of recent market volatility.
Panelists: Senator Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
Will Hurley, CEO, Honest Dollar
Jen Mishory, Executive Director, Young Invincibles
Eric Hoplin, Executive Director, Financial Services Roundtable
Jim Poolman, Executive Director, IALC
Cindy Hounsell, President, WISER
When: Wednesday, April 20th
8:00AM – 10:15 AM (EDT)
Knight Conference Center
555 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Panelists and IALC key leaders will be available onsite to speak with press. To set up an interview in advance, please contact Staci McCabe at firstname.lastname@example.org or 202-973-2930.
To watch the event remotely, you can livestream the entire forum here.
About the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council
The Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) brings together a consortium of life insurance companies with a commitment to providing consumers, the media, regulators and industry professionals complete and factual information about the use of indexed annuities. Namely, that these products provide a source of guaranteed income, principal protection, and interest rate stability in retirement as well as balance to any long-term financial plan.
 Gillepsie, P. (2016, March 11) Is the Stock Market Madness Over. CNN Money. http://money.cnn.com/2016/03/10/investing/stock-market-volatility/
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