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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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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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30
Jun

How much life insurance do I need?

How much life insurance do I need? The most important part of buying life insurance is determining how much you need. Since everyone’s financial circumstances and goals are different, there is no rule of thumb to tell you how much to buy. But do you really need $250,000, $500,000, $1 million or more? Sounds like a lot of money, but

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2
Jun

4 Ways to Start Saving for Retirement Today

4 Ways to Start Saving for Retirement Today Saving money is an important part of leading a successful and financially independent lifestyle. While saving can help fund big-ticket items such as cars, homes, or vacations, it also serves as part of a balanced preparation for a stress-free retirement. It’s often difficult to begin saving money – especially when you’ve grown

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4
May

Is it time to rethink your retirement?

Is it time to rethink your retirement? Every day thousands of Baby Boomers enter their retirement years. They are, unfortunately, members of a generation who are largely unsure of their financial future. For the past seven years, Insured Retirement Institute (IRI) research has discovered that Baby Boomers’ confidence in their financial preparations for retirement is steadily dropping.   Key findings

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3
Apr

Guaranteed Income in Your Retirement

Guaranteed Income in Your Retirement One of the biggest concerns of preretirees and retirees is income. This makes a lot of sense when you consider that all your savings essentially breaks down to an annual income you need to have to live comfortably during your retirement years. One of the options many seniors explore when trying to secure their retirement

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3
Apr

Guaranteed Income in Your Retirement

Guaranteed Income in Your Retirement One of the biggest concerns of preretirees and retirees is income. This makes a lot of sense when you consider that all your savings essentially breaks down to an annual income you need to have to live comfortably during your retirement years. One of the options many seniors explore when trying to secure their retirement

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6
Mar

Taxes in Retirement: What You Need to Know

Taxes in Retirement: What You Need to Know Life after retirement is full of changes and challenges, not the least of which is trying to understand how taxes will impact your income and deductions in retirement. Many wonder how big their tax bill will be in retirement and how long their retirement will last. The average American can expect to

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1
Feb

Insure Your Love

Insure Your Love Why do people really buy life insurance? For most it comes down to love. They love someone and want to make sure their family or loved ones wouldn’t suffer financially if something happened to them. A life insurance policy is the ultimate gift of love. It’s less expensive than many other standard gifts like jewelry, yet provides

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7
Jan

Make Saving More Money for Retirement Your #1 New Year’s Resolution

Make Saving More Money for Retirement Your #1 New Year’s Resolution It’s that time of year when we all make New Year’s resolutions, such as eating better, working out more, and getting into better shape. But what about your financial future? What kind of shape is your portfolio in? How much are you currently saving for your retirement? You may

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