InvestmentNews Names Our Own Wade Pfau Among The ‘Icons & Innovators’ Of 2016

Our Director of Retirement Research, Dr. Wade Pfau, was recently named one of InvestmentNews’ Icons & Innovators of 2016. According to IN, the list recognizes the people who have “shaped and transformed the financial advice profession.”

All told, the list includes 20 people – 18 innovators and two icons. Dr. Pfau was listed as an innovator, which IN defines as “those who have conceived new ideas and tools that have propelled the industry forward.”

You can watch a series of videos interviewing all of the innovators and icons here.

All 20 icons and innovators will be honored at a public luncheon on April 3 in New York City.

Dr. Pfau earned his Ph.D. from Princeton in 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the leading voices in retirement income planning. Since forming his blog, Retirement Researcher, in 2010, he has published thousands of essays, studies, research projects, and collected thoughts that have helped move the retirement and financial planning industry forward. 

In 2016, he published his first book, Reverse Mortgages: How to Use Reverse Mortgages to Secure Your Retirement.

Dr. Pfau joined McLean Asset Management in 2014 as a Principal and as Director of Retirement Research. Since then, he has been helping McLean’s clients gain confidence in their retirement plans using his vast experience and latest research.

If you do not already follow Dr. Pfau’s blog, you can subscribe here.

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