ICR015: Budget, State of Retirement & Investment Risk Genetics
This week in episode 15 of the Informed Choice Podcast, we review the Budget.
There’s an interview with Steve Lewis, Head of Distribution Retirement Solutions at insurer LV=
Steve chats to Martin about their latest State of Retirement Report, which found funding retirement is likely to be of greater concern for women who, on average, have not only saved less than men but tend to live longer too.
Martin mentions a few books this week – Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Personal by Lee Child and Wrecked by Jeff Goins. Martin published a blog post called 5 Financial Planning Lessons from Antifragile.
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Martin talked about research by Dr Stephan Seigal at the University of Washington, who studied data from 30,000 identical and fraternal twins in Sweden to see if genetics influence risk behaviours.
Martin mentioned the gene DRD4 and the associated SNP rs180095 which are associated with novelty seeking behaviour.
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