Posts tagged Retirement Planning
Planning for Life in a Retirement Community—Things To Consider

Given the high demand of retirement communities, which can include independent living and assisted living alternatives, many are taking a proactive approach in evaluating and moving into these communities—prior to health changes that could warrant the necessity to move in

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Sequence of Returns Risk: Considerations for New Retirees

Research has shown that the timing of one’s retirement can be important – especially as it relates to investment returns in the early years of retirement. Someone who retired just prior to the “Great Recession” could have experienced significantly larger portfolio “drawdowns” than someone who retired during a period of economic expansion and higher investment returns.

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Understanding 401(k) Plan Fiduciary Roles

As a 401(k) plan sponsor or decision maker, do you know that you can be held personally responsible for mistakes in your company's 401(k) plan? Hiring the right professionals, those that can serve as fiduciaries to your 401(k) plan can help defray some of your liability. Find out how.

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Retirement Plans for Small Business Owners

Small business owners have a number of alternatives to choose from when it comes to establishing retirement plans for their business. Each plan type can vary in their contribution level and matching requirements, as well as their ongoing regulatory and administrative burden. In order to make an informed decision as to the type of retirement plan that works best for you, it is important that you consider the specifics of your business.

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Pension Decisions - Consider Your Options

There is no doubt that pensions are an extremely important asset and making decisions regarding these plans can be daunting and stressful. This is especially true since pension decisions are irrevocable! This article addresses common questions that should be considered when making decisions about your pension.

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Surviving the Financial Stress Test

When making financial planning and investment decisions, we believe that it is important to consider the probability of negative outcomes. We call this "stress-testing" a financial plan. By stress-testing financial planning assumptions, we are able to help our clients identify and protect against financial risks that could derail their financial plans.

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Long Term Care Insurance—Is it time to consider a hybrid?

Normally, when someone mentions hybrids they are referring to fuel-efficient, money-saving cars. Like hybrid cars, the intention of hybrid long term care insurance policies is to provide cost-saving insurance coverage by combining both life insurance (or an annuity) with long term care coverage.

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