ANCHOR LEAD: Changes in employee benefits, longer life spans and uncertainty with Social Security and Medicare are changing how Americans are planning or preparing to plan for retirement. But, this is the week to put a spotlight on your golden years. Brian Osuch tells us why. (:60)
SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm Brian Osuch. Many of today's working households are at a risk of outliving their retirement savings. That's why President of Prudential Annuity Distributors, Bruce Ferris says this week – National Retirement Planning Week – is the perfect time to focus on your retirement.
CUT: (Ferris) Helping Americans achieve security in retirement is one of the most pressing issues facing our country today. That's why we're teaming up with the National Retirement Planning Coalition for National Retirement Planning Week. We want to help Americans create income that can help ensure a more secure retirement.
SCRIPT: Ferris says, Americans need to be saving more to achieve a secure retirement.
CUT: (Ferris) Guaranteed income products can help supplement Social Security and personal savings. Whether they're built into defined contribution plans or as individual annuities, these types of products can help provide income that was once more commonly provided by traditional pension plans.
SCRIPT: For more information, visit Prudential.com. That's Newsbreak from Prudential. Guarantees are dependent on the claims-paying ability of the issuing company. The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, N.J. and its affiliates. All are Prudential Financial companies. Prudential Annuities is a business of Prudential Financial, Inc.
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