retirement

Adopt a New Financial Mindset in 2019

January 3, 2019

Are you worried about saving for retirement? You’re not alone. According to a recent study from Gallup, retirement is America’s top financial worry. Nearly 60 percent of Americans are worried that they won’t have enough money to retire comfortably.1 However, a study from Wells Fargo…

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3 Steps You Can Take to Boost Your Retirement Plan in 2019

December 25, 2018

Holiday season is here again. The new year is almost upon us, and 2018 will soon be in the rear-view mirror. You’re probably busy right now looking for the perfect gifts for your friends and loved ones. However, you also may want to take some…

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How Much Will Social Security Contribute to Your Retirement?

November 28, 2018

Trying to plan your retirement income? Social Security will likely play a large role. It’s been a valuable resource for retirees for almost 80 years. Nearly 90 percent of all Americans age 65 and older receive Social Security benefits. That’s almost 46 million retirees and…

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Getting Your Personal Finances in Shape for 2019

November 14, 2018

You need not wait for 2019 to plan improvements to your finances. You can begin now. The last few months of 2018 give you a…

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Retirement: Why It Could Happen Sooner Than You Think

October 24, 2018

For many people, early retirement is the ultimate financial goal. Early retirement gives you the opportunity to enjoy your free time while you’re still young…

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Do You Know Who Your Beneficiaries Are?

October 3, 2018

Your beneficiary choices may need to change with the times. When did you open your first IRA? When did you buy your life insurance policy? Are you still living in the same home and working at the same job as you did back then? Have…

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Retirement Communities: 3 Questions You Need to Ask

August 9, 2018

Thinking about joining a retirement community? That could be a wise decision. Many retirement communities offer activities, amenities and the chance to socialize with peers. In many cases, communities offer unique housing and services for different phases of retirement. You may transition over time from…

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Do You Have a Plan to Pay for Long-Term Care?

July 12, 2018

What’s the most difficult challenge you’ll face in retirement? It could be long-term care. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, today’s 65-year-olds have a 70 percent chance of needing long-term care during retirement. The same study found that care is usually…

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