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You Have a Partner in Your Retirement Plan

One of the most common and well known phrases in life is the one by Benjamin Franklin, who said “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  Many people, though, feel

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Retirement Rules That Don’t Apply Anymore

Retirement today is so much different than it used to be.  People who were working back in the 50s, 60s and 70s probably had the old-fashioned traditional retirement where they retired with a solid pension

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How to Maximize Your Retirement Accounts

Every year there are rule, guideline, and tax law changes to deal with when it comes to saving for and managing your retirement plan.  This year is obviously no exception with a new and historic tax code

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How Much of Your Retirement will Uncle Sam Get?

You work hard and save as much as you can to be able to retire someday.  And once you are retired, it’s time to kick back and enjoy your life and all the activities that you want to do.  But are you

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Key Dates Related to Your Retirement

When you think of certain important dates or ages, you generally think of birthdays, anniversaries, special moments, etc. However, as you get older and get into your pre-retirement and retirement years,

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Back to School for Your Retirement

It is the beginning of August, and that means it is back to school time. But back to school time is not just for kids in school anymore. With so many changes each and every year in the financial and economic

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Do You Have Financial Independence?

Last week the country celebrated Independence Day.  Independence Day honors the birthday of the United States of America and the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.  The Declaration

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