On Wall Street Contributor Robert Gordon, president of an old school New York brokerage, Twenty-First Securities, and I were discussing retirement planning when he got on to the subject of decumulation of client assets.

"Not all brokers put a lot of thought into it. I imagine because it's not where you're making your money," he explained. "But they should, because it's part of the service to the client, and because it's the right thing to do." 

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