What is National Retirement Security Week?
Around half of households ages 55 and older have no retirement savings1 and many of those are saving much less than they need. So, every year Oct. 15-21, National Retirement Security Week aims to improve financial literacy by educating workers about the importance of saving, how to save and their retirement options. How retirement planning […]Read Article
What is the average retirement age?
When you retire is up to you, but the decision to retire is based on many factors. Your savings, cost of living and family situation are a few things that may influence the timing of your retirement. While the average retirement age is 63 in the United States1, we live in a world where people […]Read Article
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Annuities can provide a guaranteed income stream that you can use in retirement. They can add stability and security to your plan and are sometimes considered a safer alternative to other types of retirement accounts. This is because you don’t have to wonder how much you will receive from each payment, but there are many […]Read Article
When it comes to planning for retirement, individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and 401(k)s offer tax advantages that can be hard to beat. But what if you don’t have access to a 401(k) program through your employer, or you’ve maxed out your IRA contributions? It may be time to consider adding an indexed universal life insurance […]Read Article
In order to stay on top of retirement savings rules, regulations and limits, which can change yearly, requires diligence. Here we examine a few of the latest rule changes and trends to help you. Retirement savings on the rise More than 20 percent of those surveyed put away more for retirement in 2016 than the […]Read Article
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