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10 Reasons to Save for Retirement

We all know we should be saving for retirement. But, according to EBRI’s 2018 Retirement Confidence Survey, many Americans aren’t prepared. In fact, 79 percent of respondents said they plan to work in retirement! Of course, life gets in the way of taking action, and retirement seems so far off. But whether or not you’re prepared, it will be time to retire before you know it. Read on for 10 reasons to make saving for retirement a priority today.

Women and the Pandemic: Planning for a Healthy Financial Future

If you’re one of the many women whose lives and finances have been turned upside down by the pandemic, you might be struggling with what to do next. Fortunately, there are strategies to address your immediate concerns and help you plan for a healthy financial future.

Should You View Your House as an Investment?

Comparing housing appreciation to stock market returns over the past year.

 

Divorce Rates Spike During COVID Pandemic

Unlocking two myths about divorce that might help reduce stress.

Estate Planning Update: How the SECURE Act Affects IRA Beneficiaries

In December 2019, Congress passed the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act, which is changing retirement and estate planning for many.

Enrolling in Medicare

The process for enrolling in Medicare is surprisingly easy. But before enrolling, you will need to make a choice about how you want your Medicare delivered. Unlike an employer’s health plan, you may have dozens of options from which to choose.

Retirement Strategies for Women to Consider

Clearly, most women will need to build up their own retirement savings if they wish to maintain a reasonable standard of living in their later years. Here are some strategies to consider to get started.

The Top 10 Housing Markets for Millennials

While there are lots of “Top 10” lists designed to help retirees decide where to buy a retirement home, the National Association of Realtors created a different type of list. This one is called: The Top Ten Most Favorable Areas for Millennials During the Pandemic. 

Preparing for Medicare Enrollment

To help ensure that you make the best Medicare choices, it’s a good idea to check the following items off your list before you turn 65.

Do I Need Estate Planning?

Everyone needs an estate plan, no matter the size of the estate. Not only does this plan help carry out your wishes after your passing, it benefits you while you’re living.