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    Tue, Jul 16, 2024

    Is a Will the Only Estate Planning Document You Need? (The Answer Might Surprise You!)

    These 6 important documents (including your will) should be a part of your estate plan – no matter your age.

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    Wed, Jul 10, 2024

    Dynamic Spending in Retirement

    A “best practice” is only the best until something better comes along. Instead of applying the 4% rule to every retiree in every situation, we think these unique options could help you identify what works for YOU.

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    Tue, Jul 2, 2024

    What Is a Phased Retirement?

    The shift from working to retiring isn’t as rigid as it used to be. Today, there are options for those who find the idea of a “cold turkey” retirement unappealing. Discover what a phased retirement can do to ease the transition.

    An engine gets a tune-up with new oil

    Tue, Jun 25, 2024

    When Is It Time for a Portfolio Tune-Up?

    Want your portfolio to go the distance? You’ll need to make sure it’s running smoothly. Use these 5 steps to get started on your regular “portfolio tune-up.”

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    Tue, Jun 11, 2024

    How are RMDs Calculated and Taxed?

    While required minimum distributions aren’t optional, there can be some ways to reduce or defer them. Read on to discover how RMDs fit into your retirement plan.

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    Tue, Jun 4, 2024

    How to Reduce Sequence of Returns Risk

    Learn how to protect your savings in case the market falls right before you retire. Discover 7 tips to minimize sequence of returns risk.

    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.