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While getting your health into shape tops many Americans’ New Year’s resolution list, getting your finances in shape should be another goal you make in the New Year. Why is this so important? A recent study showed that nearly 40 percent of Americans don’t have any retirement savings. That’s a big deal. This year, consider making a Retirement Resolution.
As we spend more time with loved ones over the coming weeks, it’s worthwhile to take some time and consider whether the family members and friends who are beginning to prepare for retirement are adequately prepared to step away from their jobs but continue to have financial security.
An easy guide to the 5 things you should know about Fixed Indexed Annuities (FIAs). 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).
The Indexed Annuity Leadership Council unveiled a new initiative that examines the widely varying retirement experience across America. The project, the Changing Face of Retirement, weaves together recently released survey data, regional and personal experiences and expertly comprised photos to paint a realistic view of modern-day retirement. Continue reading
A year after the initial launch of MyRA, we take a look at what’s happened since the announcement and its progress in its first year. Continue reading
Thanks to advances in health care and general well-being, Americans are living longer than ever. Continue reading
Finances can make or break a relationship. Whether it’s deciding who picks up the check on the first date to who will pay the bills, it’s important to have an open conversation about finances with your partner. When it comes … Continue reading
Retirees often look forward to spending time with their families, enjoying leisure activities, and for a majority of Americans – travel. Though many Americans plan to spend their retirement seeing the world, according to a recent study by The Global … Continue reading
There is a misconception that when an annuity is purchased it is impossible to access your money until the annuity is fully matured, which may discourage consumers from making annuities a part of their plan. Annuities offer a variety of liquidity options if your funds are needed for health-related purposes so consumers can choose the product that best fits their needs. Continue reading