- The American Heart Association says 80% of heart disease is preventable.
- Most Americans put no effort into improving heart health.
- It’s not just men. It’s estimated 90% of women have at least one risk factor for heart disease or stroke.
As a financial professional, you’ve made a living helping people understand that adequate financial resources makes retirement better. In fact, having enough money leads to lower rates of chronic illness, stronger relationships, and higher life satisfaction, according to the Stanford Center on Longevity’s Sightlines Project.
But there’s another key to a happy, long life: heart health. And if your clients are neglecting the health of their heart (science says they are), they aren’t truly preparing for a long, comfortable retirement. Need a conversation starter with that hard-charging, super-saving client who may be downing a few too many burgers or skipping the evening workout?
(And by the way, it’s not just men who fall victim to heart attacks and strokes. The American Heart Association reports 90% of women have one or more risk factors.)
Transamerica Resources, Inc. is an Aegon company and is affiliated with various companies which include, but are not limited to, insurance companies and broker dealers. Transamerica Resources, Inc. does not offer insurance products or securities. The information provided is for educational purposes only and should not be construed as, medical, insurance, securities, tax, legal or financial advice or guidance. Please consult your personal independent advisors for answers to your specific questions.