Convincing prospects they need to plan for retirement in a country not known for longevity is a challenge for Timothie Williamson Sy, a five-year MDRT member from Bacolod, Philippines. “Our average lifespan in the Philippines is 68 years, so people don’t think about retirement plans,” Sy said. “The majority of people aren’t well off and can’t take care of their health concerns, so they’d rather wait until a year or two before retirement to do any planning.”

Continue Reading