Why Life Insurance is Essential for Retirement Planning

Many people do not view life insurance as an essential and vital part of a retirement income plan. They see life insurance primarily as a way to protect families from the early loss of a breadwinner during the working years....
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Six Steps to Help Parents Prioritize Their Paychecks

Parents of young children usually have more places that their money needs to go than they have funds to cover every current and future obligation. You can help them sort out where to put each and every dollar each month...
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10 Fun Part-Time Jobs for Retirement

Many retirees need to earn some extra money to make ends meet in retirement. But you don’t have to drudge through life to bring in some extra cash. Consider one of these fun job options for retirees. More...
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To Make a Financial Plan, You Need a Financial Purpose

What is meant by “purpose-driven finances”? It simply means that money and wealth are just numbers on a ledger; they are nothing without a purpose attached to them. In retirement, that purpose is different for everyone. But remember, this is...
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5 Reasons Why Life Insurance Isn’t Just for Old People

Life insurance isn’t your average dinnertime conversation — no one likes to even talk about it. After all, life insurance is something that you only have to think about when you are old and grey, right? More...
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Retirement Readiness by the Decades

Life, it has been said, is a marathon, not a sprint. The same can be said of planning for retirement: taking small steps over the course of years and decades means you’ll be fully prepared in the long run. Successful...
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5 Things Late Retirement Savers Can Do Right Now

At the start of every New Year, many people begin thinking about how they could save more money or improve their personal finances. As agents and advisors help clients map out their finances during this time of year, you should...
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7 Ways Retirees Can Make Money

Expenses don’t end when retirement begins, and many studies show that pre-retirees and retirees are worried, if not terrified, about outliving their savings and footing the bill for exorbitant medical costs. More...
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10 Interesting Presidential Retirements

With the November presidential election quickly approaching, outgoing president Barack Obama is facing the same transition thousands of his fellow baby boomers are facing each day — retirement. A few former presidents were not content to enjoy a quiet retirement after escaping...
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4 Skills You Need for a Successful Retirement

You’d think that, by the time you retire, you no longer have to do all the things you did when you were working – be responsible, pay attention to detail and respond to other people’s demands. While it’s true you...
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