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    A mature couple sits in a roller-coaster car, ready to ride.

    Wed, Feb 21, 2024

    Avoid These Common Traps for Risky Investments

    In an age of misinformation and trendy stocks, risk-hungry investors can fall for common traps, like “herd mentality” and overconfidence. Learn what makes their motivations so sneaky and how to avoid the same mistakes.

    Tue, Feb 6, 2024

    Could an In-Service Distribution Be a Good Idea for You?

    You might not have to wait until you’re retired to start withdrawing funds from your employer-sponsored retirement account. Is it a smart idea? Discover the potential benefits and drawbacks.

    Young girl in small house

    Tue, Jan 16, 2024

    Should I Pay Off My Mortgage Early or Invest More for Retirement?

    Extra money certainly isn’t the worst problem to have. But when you have a new lump sum, or extra wiggle room in your budget, you’re faced with tough choices – especially if you have a mortgage. Is it smarter to invest your extra cash, or pay down your debt?

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    Tue, Jan 9, 2024

    Could Your Health Savings Account Boost Your Retirement Readiness?

    Most people who have a health savings account, or HSA, use it to save money for medical care. The power of an HSA surprisingly goes way beyond taking care of your physical health – it could be the one of the strongest moves for your financial health, too.

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    Tue, Jan 2, 2024

    2024 Wealth Planning Guide: Your Month-by-Month Checklists

    Financial checklists, deadlines to mark in your calendar, and monthly tasks – this guide is designed to make wealth planning easier in 2024.

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    Tue, Dec 26, 2023

    How Has the Stock Market Performed During Recessions? You Might Be Surprised

    You might be surprised to learn that there’s no clear pattern of whether stocks go up or down in recessions, even though the headlines tell you otherwise. But there IS one virtual certainty. Read on to discover this surprising insight – and what it means to investors like you.

    6 Sources of Retirement Income

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    6 Sources of Retirement Income

    Many retirement planning guides focus on finances, but we believe a satisfying retirement goes beyond how much money you have saved. It’s also about how you intend to use your savings.