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Learn How To Make Smarter Choices About Retirement

Even if you consider yourself a conservative investor, remember that stocks historically have provided higher long-term total returns than c

How Delaying Social Security Pays Off

Combining taxable IRA and retirement plan income with Social Security income in the same year triggers the torpedo, causing retirees’ effect

How Medicaid Compliant Annuities Work.

Retirees facing the prospect of depleting their retirement savings to pay for long-term care, consider whether a Medicaid Compliant Annuity

Retirement Tips For Empty Nesters and Retirees

With the children now out of the house, financial priorities become more focused on preparing for retirement. At this stage, you may very li

Helpful Retirement Strategies for Women

Preparing for retirement can look a little different for women than it does for men. Although stereotypes are changing, women are still more

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

While the financial situation of military personnel and their families mirrors the general population in many respects, heavy indebtedness a

Asset Allocation

The idea behind asset allocation is to offset any losses from one class with gains in another, and thus, reduce the overall risk of the port

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Medicare coverage can be a critical component for living a healthy life in retirement, as well as for maintaining your financial......

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

The decision of when to take Social Security versus retirement plan benefits might change significantly if taxes are considered. A result...

Understanding Long-Term Care

When it comes to addressing your long-term care needs, many look to select a strategy that may help them protect assets, preserve dignity...

The Limitations of Medicare and Medicaid

More than 75% of family caregivers incur thousands of dollars in chronic illness out-of-pocket expenses.

The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

As an investor, you face another, lesser-known risk for which the market does not compensate you, nor can it be easily reduced through diver

TIPS for Inflation

Unlike conventional U.S. Treasury bonds, the principal amount of Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities, or “TIPS,” is adjusted when there

Benefits of Annuities During a Recession.

Annuities come in all sorts of flavors, but the two primary flavors are fixed annuities and variable annuities. One type of fixed annuity, t