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28
Apr

Off-Ramp to Retirement

Off-Ramp to Retirement Retirement on your mind? Whether you are on the brink of retiring or already there, you want to make sure you saved and protected your assets to ensure you’ll have income to exceed your retirement dreams. 65 years of hard work should not go to waste which is why it is crucial you make sure you are

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9
Apr

Social Security & You

Social Security & You Are you on the verge of retirement? Then you are probably asking yourself when you should stop working and how long after that do you take Social Security benefits? While your first thought may be to take both as soon as you are able, the reality is a little more complicated. Here are the top Social

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8
Mar

Discover 3 Ways to Bridge the Gender Savings Gap on International Women’s Day 2018

Discover 3 Ways to Bridge the Gender Savings Gap on International Women’s Day 2018 As we celebrate women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements this International Women’s Day, the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) wants to raise awareness that when it comes to savings, the gender savings gap is still huge. This post, originally shared on National Life Group Main

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28
Feb

What City Fits Your Retirement Soul and Budget?

What City Fits Your Retirement Soul and Budget? Can’t decide where you should retire? Take our quiz and discover what city may just be the perfect fit based on your interests. Tag us on Twitter: @IALCouncil to let us know where this path has led you. The post What City Fits Your Retirement Soul and Budget? appeared first on Indexed Annuity Insights.

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23
Feb

Have I Saved Enough for Retirement?

Have I Saved Enough for Retirement? Many Americans look forward to their retirement years; however, if you’re not prepared, it can also be financially stressful. When it comes to retirement, most Baby Boomers are unsure if they’ve saved enough and are concerned about running out of money. In fact, only 1 in 3 Americans are confident or extremely confident they’ll

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13
Feb

Looking for a long-term relationship? Discover how FIAs may be your answer.

Looking for a long-term relationship? Discover how FIAs may be your answer. This Valentine’s Day, join the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) in spreading the love for fixed indexed annuities (FIAs). With the ability to grow and protect your nest egg, FIAs could be the long-term relationship you have been looking for to ensure a steady income stream during retirement.

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7
Feb

The Misunderstood FIA

The Misunderstood FIA In recent years, we have seen an uptick in the interest of fixed indexed annuities (FIAs), but there is still a great deal of misunderstandings about this retirement product – down to even its most basic principles. Let’s start with defining FIAs. These products are long-term retirement options purchased from an insurance company that guarantee principal protection,

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1
Feb

Protect the Ones You Love

Protect the Ones You Love February is here — the month that celebrates love and romance and of course, Valentine’s Day. In a recent survey, Life Happens (a nonprofit life insurance organization dedicated to consumer education) found that people would much prefer their romantic partner plan for their financial future (44%) than buy them gifts (8%).1 Does this statistic surprise

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29
Jan

Wondering How Tax Reform Will Affect Your Retirement Savings Plans? Executive Director Jim Poolman Weighs In.

Wondering How Tax Reform Will Affect Your Retirement Savings Plans? Executive Director Jim Poolman Weighs In. With President Trump signing the most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax reform system in more than twenty years, you may be questioning the future of your retirement planning portfolios. Even though no notable retirement plan provisions were included in the final tax bill,

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16
Jan

Three Ways to Help Americans Save More for Retirement

Three Ways to Help Americans Save More for Retirement One in five Americans have absolutely nothing saved for retirement. That’s according to new data released in October by the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC). Just as alarming as the number of nonexistent retirement accounts: More than half of Americans admitted they do not have a retirement plan that will carry them

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