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How to Select the Right Annuity Plan for You

An annuity plan is a great way to generate long-term income and save for retirement without the worry of market volatility. Annuities are mainly used to provide steady income during retirement. When you annuitize, you invest a certain amount with the company and then accept a payout stream that can begin immediately, or even when […]
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5 Simple Ways to Save Money After Retirement

If you are already retired and living off your savings, you are probably well aware just how important managing your finances can be. If you are consistently withdrawing more money than you planned to, your nest egg may not last as long as you anticipated. And if your post-retirement investment returns don’t produce the amount […]
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9 Important Questions to Ask Your Financial Advisor

Are You Working with the Right Financial Advisor? Here’s an Easy Way to Find Out. Ask your advisor the following nine questions and compare the answers you receive with the responses outlined below. These questions are listed in order of importance. Please note there is a difference between an investment adviser and advisor — it’s […]
Financial Scams: How to Avoid Them in Retirement

Financial Scams: How to Avoid Them in Retirement

Sadly, unscrupulous people often prey on the most vulnerable among us, and too often that means our senior citizens are targeted. Even worse, in some instances these abuses can go unreported. Perhaps because of embarrassment or fear others will think it a sign of mental incompetence, the scammers go unpunished and can be free to […]
Improving Your Financial Health - Part 1

Improving Your Financial Health – Part 1

Any time is a good time to improve your financial health, and an excellent place to start is with what you think may be true, but isn’t. So for the next few posts, we’ll examine a few misconceptions so you can understand and overcome these hurdles to financial health. If you make a mistake early […]
How Should Your Definition of Appropriate Risk Change in Retirement?

How Should Your Definition of Appropriate Risk Change in Retirement?

During your peak earning years, you may have determined that a “conservative,” “moderate,” or “aggressive” investment strategy was ideal for you, subsequently building a portfolio around that strategy. Your target may have been funds with the highest potential for growth or reward, hoping that past performance would be indicative of future results (but knowing that is not always the case). There’s nothing wrong with having that sort of […]