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Retirement Funds: What You Need to Know
Whether you're just starting to think about retirement or decades into saving and investing for it, chances are you've run into a few questions along the way. Is a 401(k) enough? Can you contribute to both a 401(k) and IRA? What are the differences between a traditional IRA and Roth IRA? What about a Roth IRA conversion – what is that? Is it the right strategy for you?
Charitable Giving: Make Your Donations Count
The end of the year is quickly approaching — and with it, many charitable opportunities. Supporting a cause you believe in can be a hugely rewarding experience, but how you give matters as well. Remember the adage, “It’s better to give than to receive”? With proper planning, it’s possible to do both at the same time.
Cybersecurity: Dos and Don'ts
Our world seems to get more digital every day — only heightened by the recent pandemic. COVID-19 sent more people online than ever before for work, school, personal connection, shopping, money management and more. But with this new age of virtual connection comes a new generation of scammers. It's important to remember how to protect yourself and your loved ones from fraud.
The Retirement Gap: Women, We Have Work to Do
The recent pandemic has shone an even brighter light on some stark differences between men and women when it comes to their money. Regardless of whether you work, stay at home or are the breadwinner, you need to be involved in planning for your future – or else it may not look like what you always thought it would.
The New Retirement: Health, Family, Purpose and Finances
While yesterday’s retirement often focused on the end of work and winding down, today’s retirees see themselves as having more freedom – freedom from many work and family responsibilities, and freedom to explore new options and pursue new interests. Retirement today means a new life chapter that you get to write. Are you confident in your plan?
Craig MacFarlane: Life is about making the most of the next opportunity
Craig MacFarlane, totally blind since the age of 2 brings a truly unique perspective to accomplishment. He's laid down a remarkable track record that demonstrates how his exceptional vantage point on the requirements to succeed in our world can produce amazing results.
Money conversations across generations
We all know money can be a tricky topic to navigate — and the stakes can be even higher when a loved one is involved. While there's no one-size-fits-all blueprint for each and every conversation, a little preparation can go a long way.
Make your retirement health a priority
Every day, we're faced with money decisions. Some small: Do I eat out for dinner? Some larger: Do I save for my child's education, or do I invest for my retirement? It's possible to prioritize retirement, including long-term care — all while still making room for everyday expenses and enjoyment.
Building Financial and Emotional Resilience
Nearly half of Americans feel financially resilient, yet life and world events can shake this standing — with emotional resilience plummeting alongside it. Watch to learn what financial and emotional resilience is, then give actionable steps for creating it for you and your family.
Social Security: Can You Count on It?
What exactly is Social Security? When should you start taking it? Will your decision impact your spouse's benefits? Will Social Security even still be around when you're ready to retire? We answer these questions and discuss the factors that go into incorporating it into your retirement plan.
529 Plans: Everything you need to know about education savings
Between balancing short-term day-to-day expenses and long-term goals such as retirement, figuring out how – and how much – to save for your child's education can be challenging. Learn about your options for setting up a 529 plan and see how they might work with your overall financial strategy.
Estate and Legacy Planning: How to get started
No matter where you are in your financial journey, establishing an estate strategy is key. A properly prepared strategy can help you be in control when it comes to protecting what you care for the most – your family and friends, financial assets, healthcare decisions, and charitable causes.