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Nudging a more secure retirement

    Although aging is universal, how we age is not equal. According to AARP, more than 10 million people aged 50 and above live in poverty in the U.S., and more than 37 million are just one life event away from slipping into it. Amongst those who are 65 and older, more than twice as many women
  Listen to the podcast here “When you get to be my age (93), just to hear another person’s voice gets you through the day. I never thought I’d get to see this in my lifetime.” When it comes to the next big disruption, voice technology is undoubtedly one of the most talked about. And
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Financial wellness & ageing

The key purpose underlying FinTECH4Life is to explore how we might better serve the large and growing market of consumers over 55. The arc to life from 55 and beyond, culminating in the end of life is, as complex and diverse as we might imagine. Understanding the needs of those consumers requires an analysis of the intersection of
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Tina Woods on ‘The 100 Year Life’

The inaugural meeting of the FinTECH4Life Steering Committee met in Central London at the end of January to discuss, topics, content and agenda for the upcoming event. The inevitability of aging is one that will affect all of us. Developing financial products for those later in life is a is not a niche market – it
We all get older the minute we were born. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, ten thousand people turn 65 on a daily basis. This year, for the first time ever, Americans aged over 60 will outnumber those under 18. Elsewhere in Japan, more than twenty-eight percent of ultra-aged nation’s population will be 65-plus by

Distrupting Retirement

Financial services aimed at the over 55 market is often ‘grey, big, ugly and uninspiring’. Considering that those who are 55 years of age and older, control the vast majority of the world’s wealth and investible assets, they are a market that it would be foolish to ignore. Many in the over 55 demographic are
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We start getting older the day we were born. In the U.S., ten thousand people turn 65 on a daily basis. More than twenty-eight percent of Japan’s population will be 65-plus by 2030. Globally, the number of people age 60 and over is projected to double to more than two billion by 2050 according to

The Story of Hope

By Theodora Lau, Founder, Unconventional Ventures and Member, FinTECH4Life Steering Committee I recently watched a movie called “Nostalgia”, with multiple storylines centered around human relationships and the memories they leave behind after their passing. The question of legacy is something that we have grappled with for many years – but has taken on a different
Dmitry Kaminskiy, Managing Partner at Deep Knowledge Ventures (and member of the FinTECH4Life Steering Committee) has made some interesting wagers on longevity.   One is a bet with Dr. Alex Zhavoronkov, who runs Insilico Medicine. Presuming they both make it to 100 and it’s safe to they that they’re optimistic, the first to die will see (or not) the other receive one million dollars in Insilico stock.  The other offer on the table is one million dollars for

The Longevity Industry Landscape

This set of comprehensive reports, produced by Ageing Analytics Agency, provides a wide-ranging overview of how shifting demographics will impact a number of industries. The insight and opportunities provide a lot of food for thought about how business strategies need to evolve. It also points to some of the key technologies and scientific knowledge that