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Inflation Field Guide: Offensive and Defensive Strategies to Help Combat Inflation

Jan 13, 2022

Since its quick and steady climb in 2021, reaching a November peak of 6.2% not seen since 1982, inflation has been top of mind for financial professionals and their clients.

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Why Your New Social Security Check May Be Less Than You Thought

Jan 13, 2022

If you or your clients are receiving the first Social Security check of 2022, it could contain some unwelcome surprises.

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How the CLU® Gives Joshua Gonzalez a Career Insurance Policy

Jan 10, 2022

It’s safe to say Joshua Gonzalez, CFP®, ChFC®, CLU®, has his finger on the pulse of the modern financial services industry—and he credits the programs he’s taken through The American College of Financial Services with helping him find that pulse in a field that’s

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Is Budgeting Overrated?

Jan 06, 2022

Making a budget to plan for expense and income has long been a basic tenet of responsible financial decisions. But is it right for everyone?

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The Retirement Crisis: Where Do We Stand?

Jan 06, 2022

2021 brought many significant changes to the retirement planning landscape, from the advent of defined contribution plans and the addition of guaranteed income vehicles to savings plans to the rise of the Retirement Income Style Awareness Profile (RISA).

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Match vs. Defaults

Jan 04, 2022

For companies trying to help employees save up for retirement, there’s an ongoing conversation surrounding whether a high company match or a high savings default rate is the most effective method.

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