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24
Jan

20 Reasons Not to Jettison Your Life Insurance After 60

20 Reasons Not to Jettison Your Life Insurance After 60 Let’s think about this: You’ve earned the majority of what you’ll ever earn over the past 40 years. You should have accumulated enough assets to retire and live happily ever after, right? The ups and downs of the financial markets, however, have been an eye opener about how uncertain your

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17
Jan

Join Life Happens and LIMRA for a Special Twitter Chat during #InsureYourLove 2019

Join Life Happens and LIMRA for a Special Twitter Chat during #InsureYourLove 2019 Join Life Happens and LIMRA representatives as we moderate a Twitter Chat focused on life insurance and how it offers protection and peace of mind. The chat is just a part of our activities during February’s Insure Your Love Month. There will be plenty of activity from

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10
Jan

No Gym Required for These (Financial) Fitness Tips

No Gym Required for These (Financial) Fitness Tips If you’re like me, your social-media feeds are jammed with headlines about getting “healthy and fit” in the new year. Of course, they’re referring to diet and exercise and common resolutions to drop pounds and work out more often. But it’s just as important to be concerned about your financial fitness—where you

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17
Dec

Retirement Savings Resolutions for the New Year

Retirement Savings Resolutions for the New Year Every New Year we think about our resolutions, which typically includes some promise to better ourselves. Pledging to go the gym more, eat healthier, be more active, spend additional time with friends and family, and decrease our social media intake, are a few that usually make the list. However, one resolution we should

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5
Dec

Holiday Wish List 2018: Financial Security

Holiday Wish List 2018: Financial Security What’s on your loved one’s gift wish list? Are they asking for the latest technology? Fashionable apparel? A must-have toy? No matter the buzz-worthy item, what they may want consider is a gift that lasts a lifetime. Remember, it is just a matter of time before a new version of their favorite technology enters

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1
Dec

8 Year-End Financial Tips

8 Year-End Financial Tips Twas a few weeks before Christmas, and all through the house, not a person was over-spending, not even  on decorations for the house. Receipts and bills were paid and filed away with care, in hopes of a fresh financial start to the New Year. Retirement funds were nestled all snug in their accounts, while payments and

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27
Nov

One of the Most Powerful Gifts You Can Give

One of the Most Powerful Gifts You Can Give On #GivingTuesday, we wanted to share a story that highlights how important your giving can be in changing a life. Prentiss Bullard says one of the most important values his father instilled in him was education. “It was my dad’s dream for me to go to college, because I’m the first-generation

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19
Nov

A Retirement Recipe for a Hearty Turkey Day

A Retirement Recipe for a Hearty Turkey Day Coming to you from the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) is a new recipe to add to your Thanksgiving menu. We all have our Thanksgiving favorites, from turkey to stuffing, to sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie, and more. But as you sit around your table reflecting on all you have to be thankful

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13
Nov

Free Guide to Long-Term Care and Tweetable Facts

Free Guide to Long-Term Care and Tweetable Facts It’s Long-Term Care Insurance Awareness Month—and for good reason. Many people don’t know exactly what this type of insurance is or what kind of benefits it provides. But don’t worry if you fall into the “I don’t know” category, because as part of our mission as a nonprofit is to educate consumers

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2
Nov

Did You Let Retirement Scare You Off This Halloween?

Did You Let Retirement Scare You Off This Halloween? Halloween might get less scary as we age, but there are a lot of frightening aspects of retirement in 2018. In fact, recent data on the state of America’s workforce shows just how underprepared for retirement many Americans are. While running out of money, drastic lifestyle changes, and the cost of

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