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8
Aug

3 Ways To Celebrate National Dollar Day While Preparing For Your Golden Years

3 Ways To Celebrate National Dollar Day While Preparing For Your Golden Years With pennies in your back pocket and dollars in the couch, money may seem like it’s virtually everywhere. But, do you know when this phenomenon first began? In 1786, 232 years ago today, Congress established the U.S. monetary system. However, the first U.S. dollar was not printed

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31
Jul

5 Things to Know About Getting Life Insurance for Your Child

5 Things to Know About Getting Life Insurance for Your Child We spend so much time talking about the reasons adults need life insurance (income protection, covering funeral costs and so on) that it’s easy to forget why it may be a good idea for you to insure your children as well. When we think about it, we reason that

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31
Jul

5 Things to Know About Getting Life Insurance for Your Child

5 Things to Know About Getting Life Insurance for Your Child We spend so much time talking about the reasons adults need life insurance (income protection, covering funeral costs and so on) that it’s easy to forget why it may be a good idea for you to insure your children as well. When we think about it, we reason that

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26
Jul

The Secret to Generating Lifetime Income

The Secret to Generating Lifetime Income Different generations tend to save in different ways. Whether its hiding cash in old bed frames or tracking expenses on a smartphone in real-time, everyone has their own approach. Regardless of how people save, it is clear Americans share a common interest when it comes to retirement: financial freedom. There are numerous ways to

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20
Jul

What Makes the Markets Move

What Makes the Markets Move Financial markets are constantly on the move, and those moves can have serious implications for what your retirement will look like. Still, most people don’t really have any clue as to why the markets move the way they do. They see it as some dark alchemy, or at best, essentially random. In the long run,

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20
Jul

Are Municipal Bonds Right for You?

Are Municipal Bonds Right for You? No one likes paying taxes. We all want to minimize the amount of taxes that we owe, so we’re always looking for any tips and tricks we can find. Municipal bonds, or munis, often seem like a great solution since they’re billed as being tax free (which we’ll talk about in a bit). Unfortunately,

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16
Jul

5 Signs You Need to Up Your Life Insurance Coverage

5 Signs You Need to Up Your Life Insurance Coverage Depending on the type of life insurance policy you have, you could be covered anywhere between one year and the rest of your life, depending on if you have term or permanent life insurance. But if you’ve had a policy for a while, it might no longer be enough. As

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16
Jul

5 Signs You Need to Up Your Life Insurance Coverage

5 Signs You Need to Up Your Life Insurance Coverage Depending on the type of life insurance policy you have, you could be covered anywhere between one year and the rest of your life, depending on if you have term or permanent life insurance. But if you’ve had a policy for a while, it might no longer be enough. As

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16
Jul

Celebrate Financial Freedom with Fixed Indexed Annuities

Celebrate Financial Freedom with Fixed Indexed Annuities The Fourth of July may be over, but your financial freedom never has to end, and with the right retirement vehicles in your financial portfolio, it doesn’t have to. In fact, there are many ways retirement can increase financial freedom and ensure security by providing a guaranteed lifetime income stream. For example, a fixed indexed

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10
Jul

2018 – Q2 Quarterly Market Review

2018 – Q2 Quarterly Market Review 2017 – Q2 Quarterly Market Review Source: Retirement Researcher 2018 – Q2 Quarterly Market Review