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  1. Workplace Benefits Report

    In September 2019, Bank of America published a report exploring how employees and employers view improvements in the workplace through the lens of financial wellness, healthcare costs, caregiving, and diversity and inclusion. The 2019 report found growth in financial wellness programs, it also identified areas for needed improvement, including closing the gender gap in retirement…

  2. Healthy Ageing and Adult Vaccine Policy Roundtable and Report

    In June 2019, GCOA partnered with the Tokyo-based Health and Global Policy Institute to convene a policy roundtable alongside the G20 Finance Ministers Meeting. Held at the Nikkei Head Office in Tokyo, the roundtable brought together a select group of cross-sector experts to share their insights on moving vaccine policies forward and positioning vaccine policies within the…

  3. Early Adulthood Study

    In April 2019, Merrill Lynch and Age Wave released the final report in their series on life stages, Early Adulthood: The Pursuit of Financial Independence. The new report, based on a survey of 2,700 early adults, finds that those between the ages of 18 and 35 are struggling to achieve financial independence, with many already…

  4. Legacy Planning Study

    A new study of 3,000 American adults age 55 and older explores a range of topics, including what people most want to be remembered for (memories shared with loved ones, said more than two-thirds of the respondents) and the benefits of having your affairs in order. The study, conducted by Bank of America Merrill Lynch…

  5. Financial Wellness for Longer Lives: New Approaches to Working and Saving

    GCOA partnered with the New York Academy of Medicine, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and AARP NY to host a unique symposium on financial wellness and aging, including the prevention of financial fraud and abuse targeting older adults. The January 2018 invitation-only event leveraged New York City’s position as the epicenter of global finance and its celebrated…

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