Market Review & Outlook
Think about your retirement dreams and realities to set a savings goal for the future. By Rachel Hartman, Contributor IN THE PAST, saving $1 million for retirement was considered a benchmark to help you enter retirement comfortably. But times have changed, and that...read more
Teachers are among the hardest working professionals and have the unique responsibility to prepare our younger generations for the future. And, as educators across the country are participating in another back-to-school season, it is a good time to highlight how these...read more
Once you turn 65 you are eligible to enroll in the Medicare health insurance system. It is fantastic program that charges a relatively small premium for broad services. But it is a serious mistake to think that all you need to do is make it to 65 and you’re set. No....read more
By Walter Updegrave People crave guaranteed income in retirement, but they cringe at the mention of the word “annuity.” That disconnect can make it tough to ensure a steady flow of dollars in later life. One answer: Go with an annuity, but keep it simple. The appeal...read more
This week was a full celebration of America’s workforce! Labor Day kicked off the festivities on Monday, September 3, recognizing the social and economic accomplishments of American workers. At the same time, National Payroll Week(NPW), September 3 – 7, celebrated...read more
Summer is here, and the future is brighter than ever. If you are busy planning, saving and budgeting for a summer vacation, use these tips to make the most out of your summer and get your retirement savings on track. 1. Spend less and save more. With this warmer...read more
As a retirement saver, we know the tax reform debate of 2017 reawakened the need for you to examine and evaluate your retirement savings plans and educate yourself on all available options for planning. Our educational videos on retirement planning and fixed indexed...read more
Indexed Annuity Leadership Council Every August 21 we honor our seniors and recognize their achievements to society. This tradition began in 1988 when former President Ronald Reagan declared August 21 to be National Senior Citizens Day. Prior to this declaration, many...read more
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...read more
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