Age and money are taboo topics when it comes to retirement planning.
Talking about money is quite often an emotional trigger. As a financial professional, you have to find that point in the retirement planning conversation that pokes at these concerns. But you need to do it in a way that doesn’t cause your client to shut down.
And don’t ask someone’s age since we all know the aging process can’t be slowed or stopped. As a financial professional, you can help clients recognize that time is crucial to drilling down their financial planning details. You want them to feel secure with the inevitable.