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2
Jul

Tips for Summer Travel

Tips for Summer Travel Are you planning to get away from the normal this summer? According to AAA, so is about 35% of Americans. With vacation season in its prime, businesses everywhere are hiking prices and fees in anticipation for a busy season. With this, here are 5 quick tips to save money on your summer travel. Strategically plan your

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29
Jun

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Life Insurance

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Life Insurance Life insurance blah blah blah. Is that what you hear when someone mentions it as part of your new job’s employee benefits round-up or when you see something about it on TV or social media?  Not to worry: we’ve got the low-down on what you need to know. And it’s really not

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15
Jun

3 Ways to Prepare Your Dad for Retirement this Father’s Day

3 Ways to Prepare Your Dad for Retirement this Father’s Day Although most people know it’s never too early to start planning for retirement, many Americans aren’t truly prepared, and there are many supporting statistics from the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council’s (IALC) data: One in four baby boomers (think: your dad) have less than $5,000 saved for retirement More than 40

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14
Jun

Getting Married? Two Questions You Need to Ask Your Partner (but Probably Haven’t)

Getting Married? Two Questions You Need to Ask Your Partner (but Probably Haven’t) Getting married is a big leap. And you may be in the midst of a whole lot of planning—from when and where to have the wedding to whom to invite. But planning the wedding and honeymoon is just the start of your life together. As you start

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11
Jun

Test Your #AnnuityAwareness This June

Test Your #AnnuityAwareness This June June is National Annuity Awareness Month. This means it is a great time to spread your #AnnuityAwareness. You can start by educating yourself on fixed indexed annuities (FIAs) and all the benefits of this retirement vehicle. FIAs are becoming more mainstream in retirement planning. In fact, our new data on the state of America’s workforce found pre-retirees

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7
Jun

Freaking big! Jimmy John's goes 16 inches on sandwiches packing up to 2,190 calories

Freaking big! Jimmy John's goes 16 inches on sandwiches packing up to 2,190 calories Hungry? If an eight-inch sub isn't enough to satisfy, Jimmy John's now has a giant of a 'wich with as many as 2,190 calories.           Source: USA Today Retirement Freaking big! Jimmy John's goes 16 inches on sandwiches packing up to 2,190 calories

7
Jun

Bigoted customers make life hell for minority workers, but here's how to fight back

Bigoted customers make life hell for minority workers, but here's how to fight back “We’re seeing  a rise in hate across our country, and that conduct sometimes  spills over into …stores and work sites,”  Lawyers' Committee says.           Source: USA Today Retirement Bigoted customers make life hell for minority workers, but here's how to fight back

7
Jun

401(k) investors: 5 big reasons why you should own small stocks

401(k) investors: 5 big reasons why you should own small stocks Small stocks might not have the brand- name appeal of Apple, but they should be a part of every investor's 401(k) portfolio. This year they feature market-leading returns, with the Russell 2000 index up more than 9%.           Source: USA Today Retirement 401(k) investors: 5 big reasons

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6
Jun

Quick, make an offer!: 5 cities where homes sold fastest, and the 5 slowest

Quick, make an offer!: 5 cities where homes sold fastest, and the 5 slowest The time it took to sell the average home reached a postrecession low. Cities where homes sold fastest and slowest           Source: USA Today Retirement Quick, make an offer!: 5 cities where homes sold fastest, and the 5 slowest

6
Jun

Trump consumer chief Mick Mulvaney ousts Obama-era advisory panel members

Trump consumer chief Mick Mulvaney ousts Obama-era advisory panel members The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said a major revamping of the watchdog's Obama-era advisory boards will 'increase high-quality feedback .' The jilted board members called the ousters a mass firing that undermines the watchdog's mission.           Source: USA Today Retirement Trump consumer chief Mick Mulvaney ousts Obama-era advisory

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