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7
Sep

New Data: Extreme Lack of Diversification Could Add to Retirement Crisis

New Data: Extreme Lack of Diversification Could Add to Retirement Crisis The retirement crisis has become a topic of conversation in the United States, and while its actualization is still widely debated, there is no doubt Americans need to take additional steps in order to ensure a financially stable retirement – one that allows them to cross off items on

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1
Sep

Do I Really Need Life Insurance?

Do I Really Need Life Insurance? Do I Really Need Life Insurance? Let’s face it. Most people put off buying life insurance for any number of reasons. Take a look at this list—do any of them sound like you? It’s too expensive. In the ever-burgeoning budget of having a family, things like day care and car payments and possibly even

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28
Aug

Join Us for a Special Twitter Chat during LIAM

Join Us for a Special Twitter Chat during LIAM Join Life Happens as we moderate a Twitter Chat focused around all things life insurance during Life Insurance Awareness Month. We anticipate plenty of activity from consumers, the media, insurance companies, agents, and more. We hope the chat helps promote life insurance awareness among consumers, and allows agents and companies to

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28
Aug

Top 3 Things to Ask Your Financial Professional

Top 3 Things to Ask Your Financial Professional Knowing how much and where to save your money is essential to leading a financially secure life. However, wrapping your head around the multitude of retirement options available can be stressful. Consider talking to a financial professional with the right knowledge to ensure you are left with more answers than questions to

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22
Aug

The 5 W’s of a Successful Retirement

The 5 W’s of a Successful Retirement There’s no better time than today to develop your retirement plan and consider options that may be suitable for your future. Fixed indexed annuities (FIAs) can offer lifetime income and provide peace of mind when looking for ways to protect your nest egg from market downturns. Read about the 5 W’s of FIAs

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22
Aug

Danica Patrick Talks Fitness—and That Means Being Financially Fit, Too!

Danica Patrick Talks Fitness—and That Means Being Financially Fit, Too! Fitness touches so many aspects of our lives—mind, body and we like to think, finances. What’s your view of fitness? When you’re taking care of yourself, whether it’s your health or what you eat or your finances, it’s about self worth. Either you’re worth taking care of in all aspects,

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1
Aug

Countdown to Retirement – 4 Tips to Get You Ready

Countdown to Retirement – 4 Tips to Get You Ready Getting ready for retirement can be pretty exciting. With such a huge lifestyle change, you should consider to start laying the groundwork now. Here are some tips to help you through that transition.   Create a realistic budget Your early 60s is a great time to start crunching some hard

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24
Jul

Separating Fact From Fiction When It Comes to Long-Term Care Insurance

Separating Fact From Fiction When It Comes to Long-Term Care Insurance Few people are prepared to handle the financial burden of long-term health care. In fact, many people have a false sense of security when it comes to long-term care. Let’s separate fact from fiction: “Medicare and my Medicare supplement policy will cover it.” FACTS: Medicare and “Medigap” insurance was

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21
Jul

3 Simple Ways to Save for Retirement

3 Simple Ways to Save for Retirement Summer is here, and the future is brighter than ever. If you are busy planning, saving and budgeting for a summer vacation, use these tips to make the most out of your summer and get your retirement savings on track. 1. Spend less and save more. With this warmer weather, nothing sounds better

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21
Jul

Devising a Summer Savings Plan

Devising a Summer Savings Plan Summer is here and that calls for some down time relaxing with family and friends. Whether you plan on spending your summer days in the sun or binge-watching your favorite television series, developing a summer savings plan will help you enjoy your days now, and stay on track with your retirement plan to make sure

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