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Do 401(k) 'Bridges' Help Retirees Maximize Social Security?

ThinkAdvisor
Jan 21, 2021

When considering strategies to successfully transition to retirement, when to take Social Security is one of the primary topics advisors and clients need to address.

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Opinion: Women, It’s Time to Take Control of Your Financial Life

MarketWatch
Jan 20, 2021

While more and more women are taking part in managing their personal or family finances, they also have to deal with lower overall knowledge about what that planning entails.

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Turning to the Deep Past to Solve the Retirement Income Puzzle

Life Annuity Specialist
Jan 20, 2021

In the search for guaranteed income solutions that address retirement security, financial experts are looking to tools of the past that could possibly be revived for use in the present.

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The Best of Both Worlds: How Robo-Advisors and Wealth Managers Can Work Together

Jan 19, 2021

Even as technological development has accelerated in the past several decades to a near breakneck pace and people across the world cheer advancements that make everyday life easier, there’s a constant tension surrounding the growing role machines play in our lives.

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Women Taking Over Household Finances with Deficit in Literacy

Financial Advisor
Jan 18, 2021

While women are taking a more active role in financial decisions in their households, many lack the knowledge they need to feel confident in making long-term plans.

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The Next Round of Stimulus Checks Could (Finally) Include College Students

Money
Jan 18, 2021

Many Americans affected by the COVID-19 pandemic have celebrated the arrival of government stimulus checks; however, college students who have lost part-time work and are struggling to pay for their education in a depressed economy have been left out of the discussion—until now.

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Secrets to Setting and Keeping Financial Goals for the New Year

Kiplinger
Jan 13, 2021

Many people celebrated the end of 2020 and made resolutions for the coming year: however, history shows most of those resolutions are doomed to failure without proper planning and a strong commitment to putting them into action.

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Ed Slott Joins American College Faculty

ThinkAdvisor
Jan 13, 2021

Ed Slott, known as America’s IRA Expert for his years of experience in the retirement planning field, is now bringing his expertise to The College as a Professor of Practice.

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Social Security COLA: What's Working, What's Not

ThinkAdvisor
Jan 12, 2021

Social Security is becoming a more and more important resource in retirement planning, but with the government’s trust fund due to run dry in the next few years without drastic action, new actions may be coming down the road.

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Women Fail Financial Literacy Test, Want Help

401KSpecialst
Jan 12, 2021

While a majority of women have ideas about how to guarantee their income and security in retirement, there’s still a vast gulf between those with ideas and those with viable, actionable retirement plans.

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