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3 Ways a Deferred Annuity Can Benefit Your Retirement

If you’re currently planning for your upcoming retirement, you’re probably aware of some of the financial challenges you may face. Many retirees are concerned about whether they’ll have enough income to live comfortably in retirement and whether that income will last...

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Life Insurance Health Ratings: What You Need to Know

Thinking about buying life insurance soon? Trying to maximize your coverage while limiting your costs? Fortunately, a wide range of policies are available to fit any budget. You may find that a term policy is the best option for you. Or you may decide you want a...

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3 Common Myths About Life Insurance

Nearly 56 percent of Americans don’t own life insurance. Among those who do, 40 percent say they don’t have enough. Are you a part of those groups? Life insurance ownership has been on the decline for decades. In fact, LIMRA, an insurance industry organization,...

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Why Filing Early for Social Security Could Make Sense

When should you file for Social Security benefits? It’s a question that every retiree faces. You can file anytime from age 62 to 70. However, age 62 is by far the most popular age for filing. More than 34 percent of all recipients file as soon as they’re eligible.1 As...

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Ready to Retire? Have You Taken These 3 Planning Steps?

When’s the right time to retire? It’s a question that nearly every worker struggles with at some point. Unfortunately, there’s no universal correct answer. Your decision on when to retire should be based on your unique circumstances, such as your objectives, needs and...

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Avoid These Gaps in Your Estate Plan

Thinking about your own passing may not be a pleasant exercise, but it’s an important one, especially if you have children or other dependents who rely on you for support. That’s why estate planning is such a critical component in any comprehensive financial plan....

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3 Reasons Why It’s Never Too Early to Save for Retirement

Are you a millennial with nothing saved for retirement? You’re not alone. According to a new report from the National Institute on Retirement Security, two-thirds of people between the ages of 21 and 32 have nothing saved for retirement.1 Of course, you may not think...

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Cover Your Retirement Shortfall With These 3 Steps

So retirement is approaching quickly, and you’re worried you don’t have enough money saved. You’re not alone. According to a Gallup survey, more than 50 percent of Americans are worried about having enough money for retirement. In fact, retirement is Americans’ top...

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