Christine Fahlund, a senior financial planner and vice president of T. Rowe Price Investment Services, joined the firm in 1995. With her more than 25 years' experience in financial planning, Christine brings a wealth of knowledge to the firm and our industry. Often quoted in national publications—The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Money Magazine, and Kiplinger's—Christine also has appeared on CBS News, CNBC, National Public Radio, Morningstar.com, SmartMoney.com, and Marketwatch.com, among others.
Christine's specialties are retirement accumulation strategies, retirement distribution, and estate planning. She also provides technical financial planning content and analysis and helps develop new retirement planning strategies for our shareholders. After earning a B.A. in biochemistry from Mount Holyoke College, Christine received a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Massachusetts Five College Ph.D. Program.
September 20, 2013
Saving for college as early as possible can go a long way toward meeting the costs of higher education. And you may not have to do it alone. Read More
September 13, 2013
Last spring, T. Rowe Price launched an easy-to-use, free online tool designed to help investors evaluate and choose strategies for taking Social Security benefits. We recently asked Christine Fahlund, Ph.D., CFP®, a senior financial planner at T. Rowe Price, to respond to seven of the most common questions that site visitors are asking. Read More
July 9, 2013
Christine Fahlund, CFP®, a senior financial planner with T. Rowe Price, explains how retirement has evolved with longer life spans and shares what investors with "successful" retirements have in common. Read More
April 17, 2013
Many investors saving for retirement may at some point temporarily suspend their contributions for any number of reasons—losing a job, caring for children or an elderly parent, or coping with medical problems. But a lapse in retirement investing doesn’t necessarily need to translate into lost retirement income. Read More
March 21, 2013
If you don't need the assets in your individual retirement account (IRA) to meet your retirement living expenses, you may want to consider preserving as much of the account as possible for future generations. Read More
February 13, 2013
Now that the dust has settled over what some might refer to as "fiscal cliff part 1," we can see clearly one of the most visible results: higher tax rates in 2013 on investment income and long-term capital gains for those in upper income brackets. Read More
January 7, 2013
Despite the crosscurrents of volatile global financial markets, a struggling U.S. economy, and continued uncertainty in Washington, investors remain focused on saving for retirement, a new T. Rowe Price survey suggests. In the wake of the financial crisis, however, many have a reduced appetite for risk. Read More