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When it comes to saving for retirement, starting early is key. And while putting money away can seem like a huge and daunting task, it doesn’t always require major lifestyle changes. If you implement changes slowly and in small ways, you may not even realize how much you’re saving. Continue reading
Nearly one in three millennials have no money saved for retirement, and a quarter of millennials – people between the ages of 18 and 34 – report owing more money than they have currently saved, according to a survey released by the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC).
With current rates being “low,” they may seem befuddled when asked to consider purchasing an annuity. I explain that today’s rates are not low. In fact, I believe these to be the “new” rates—and today’s rates may be the highest rates we could see for a very long time! Continue reading
Though it may seem unbelievable, Ferris Bueller’s Day Off came out in theaters 30 years ago today (June 11), making Matthew Broderick’s character about 48 years old.
Every industry has its own language, and it’s no different for retirement planning. Understanding this sometimes confusing language is crucial as you begin making financial decisions that will impact your lifestyle once your working years are over. As you begin looking into annuities, make sure you take some time to understand the most commonly used terms.
The Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) compiled and answered some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to planning for retirement. Continue reading
Unsure if an FIA will fit your retirement plan? In the video Using Annuity Riders in Retirement, personal finance expert and author Laura Adams provides a simple explanation of FIAs and how optional riders can help safeguard your retirement savings. Continue reading
By Ellie Kay, Personal Finance Expert How would you like to live debt free, take vacations and live in a comfortable home? My husband and I were able to dig out of $40K in consumer debt on one military income … Continue reading
When you follow certain habits, making wise health and wealth decisions will become automatic. Which habits can you to try and implement in your daily routine so that you can live a healthier and wealthier life? Continue reading