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4 Ideas to Eliminate Your Retirement Shortfall

July 10, 2017

Behind on your retirement savings? While you may be feeling some stress about your retirement outlook, you certainly aren’t alone. According to Gallup’s 2017 study of financial concerns, more than half of all Americans are worried about their ability to pay for retirement.1 If you’re…

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What Financial Lessons Can Baby Boomers Learn from Millennials?

June 22, 2017

Do you have young family members graduating from high school or college this graduation season? If you’re a baby boomer who is retired or approaching retirement, you probably see stark differences between your generation and today’s graduates. Members of the current generation of graduates are…

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Use an Annuity to Boost Your Retirement Confidence

June 12, 2017

How confident are you that you will have enough income and assets to support a comfortable and enjoyable retirement? If you’re like many Americans, you may not be completely confident. According to a 2016 study from the Employee Benefit Research Institute, only 21 percent of…

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Do You Have a Plan for Your Retirement Spending?

May 23, 2017

Are you one of the many Americans who is worried about having enough money for retirement? According to the 2016 version of Gallup’s annual survey…

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Why Disability Could Threaten Your Retirement

May 11, 2017

Imagine the following scenario. You’re nearing retirement. Maybe it’s less than 10 years away. As you get older, though, you start to experience more health…

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What is Your Retirement Inspiration?

April 25, 2017

Retirement should be a celebratory event. After all, you’ve probably been planning your retirement for years or even decades. It’s a time to free yourself from the trappings of the working world and take control of your schedule. You can travel, spend time with family,…

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Should You Plan on Working Past Age 65?

April 10, 2017

It’s no secret that many Americans struggle to save enough money for retirement. After all, retirement is a major financial goal. To reach your savings target, you’ll likely need to put money away on a regular basis for decades. Sometimes challenges arise in life and…

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Will Your Savings Last If You Have a 40-Year Retirement?

March 23, 2017

Thanks to advances in medicine and health care technology, people are living longer than ever. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of people in the United States who are age 100 or older is at a record high.1 Additionally, Pew…

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