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The Next Frontier


Aug 7, 2019

Technology has fundamentally changed our lives, helping clients live longer, better and more fully. Dr. Joseph Coughlin, a leading authority on the longevity economy, and host Bill Coppel —Managing Director and Chief Client Growth Officer at First Clearing — discuss the opportunities this presents for advisors and how beginning to think like a client can give advisors a competitive advantage.

In this episode, you’ll hear:

  • The three skills advisors should adopt in the longevity economy
  • How to help clients navigate a life stage that’s unprecedented and unknown
  • Why your personal experience as a human being matters

Dr. Joseph Coughlin is recognized as a leading authority on the longevity economy. He is the founder and director of the MIT Age Lab, a multidisciplinary research program created to understand the behavior of the 50-plus population, the role of technology and design in their lives, and how innovation can improve the quality of life for older adults and their families.

Joe was appointed by President George W. Bush to the White House Conference on Aging and advises major companies, not-for-profits, and governments worldwide. He teaches at MIT and is the author of The Longevity Economy: Inside the World's Fastest-Growing, Most Misunderstood Market. He's been featured in The Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and in numerous other major media outlets throughout the world.

For more about Joe—

Book: The Longevity Economy: Inside the World's Fastest-Growing, Most Misunderstood Market