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The SECURE Act

The SECURE Act

This article may help you understand the most recent changes to your IRA and your RMD implemented with the SECURE Act.

18 Years’ Worth of Days

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

4 Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities

4 Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

 

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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