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New Year’s Resolution for 2018: Become a Master of Retirement

With the new year around the corner, have you started making a list of 2018 resolutions? No matter your answer, the IALC suggests adding one to your list: become a “Master of Retirement.” Continue reading

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Financial Certainty in Retirement is Possible. Executive Director Jim Poolman Shares Simple Steps to Take in Forbes Article.

Not sure financial certainty in retirement is possible? You’re not alone in these feelings. In a new article published by Forbes, the IALC’s Executive Director, Jim Poolman, writes how removing some uncertainty surrounding retirement is indeed an obtainable goal all … Continue reading

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IALC Q4 2017 Newsletter

Will Your Retirement Savings Last As Long As You Live? More than 70 percent of Americans are concerned they may outlive their retirement savings. Many do not have money to last the long haul. Even more startling is the fact … Continue reading

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Take the Fast Track to Become a Master of Retirement: Three Hints for Playing IALC’s New Game

Last week, the IALC launched its interactive game Master of Retirement. Shocking new data points, found from IALC surveys, power the game’s questions and demonstrate the need to offer approachable and light-hearted ways of boosting Americans’ confidence when it comes to saving for retirement. Continue reading

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AT WHAT AGE SHOULD YOU PURCHASE AN INDEXED ANNUITY?

The great thing about fixed indexed annuities is that they are a reliable retirement planning vehicle appropriate for people in a variety of life stages. However, there are a few rules of thumb to follow when thinking about purchasing a fixed indexed annuity. Continue reading

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IALC Q3 2017 Newsletter

New Data: Extreme Lack of Diversification Could Add to Retirement Crisis Balance Gained By Considering Alternative Financial Products Such As FIAs Americans need to take additional steps in order to ensure a financially stable retirement – one that allows them … Continue reading

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PART THREE – MYTH VS. FACT: The Path to Financial Diversity

It’s hard to achieve financial diversity when you’re unsure of the tools available to you or confused by the variety of options – mutual funds, Certificate of Deposits (CDs), Fixed Indexed Annuities (FIAs), and more. With so much financial advice … Continue reading

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Part Two – Myth vs. Fact: Lack of Portfolio Diversity Puts Retirement At Risk

While the stock market continues to perform well, everyone remembers the down turn in 2008. In order to protect yourself and your finances from these market swings, it’s important to take steps towards balancing your portfolio. As a long-term saving … Continue reading

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New Data: Extreme Lack of Diversification Could Add to Retirement Crisis

The retirement crisis has become a topic of conversation in the United States, and while its actualization is still widely debated, there is no doubt Americans need to take additional steps in order to ensure a financially stable retirement – … Continue reading

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Top 3 Things to Ask Your Financial Professional

Knowing how much and where to save your money is essential to leading a financially secure life. However, wrapping your head around the multitude of retirement options available can be stressful. Consider talking to a financial professional with the right … Continue reading

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