Retirement Savings

Can Life Insurance Be Used for Retirement? Yes, but Consider the Alternatives August 20, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Some financial professionals have recommended life insurance policies as a retirement funding source. While it’s true that some policies can offer protection and act as a retirement savings vehicle, such a strategy might not be the most effective. Here are three alternatives.

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
It’s an Insurance Thing: A Fresh (or First) Look at Annuities July 25, 2019 10:15 AM   |  

Redesigned annuities are less expensive and easier to understand and buy, yet still customizable. They can be a vital hedge against outliving your assets.

6 min read  |  Annuities
Retirement Concern: How to Alleviate Four Common Fears for Retirees June 25, 2019 10:38 AM   |  

Preparing for retirement can feel like a daunting task. However, there are some things you can do to reduce common fears.

8 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Caring for Your Finances When You’re Suddenly Single June 11, 2019 12:00 AM   |  

How can you make the best financial decisions when you're suddenly single? Read this guide to managing your finances in the transition.

3 min read  |  Household Finances
Focus on Women’s Finance: 5 Practices of Financially Smart Women March 13, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Taking control of your own finances or the finances of the family often falls to the most financially fit female. Let's gear up girlfriend!

5 min read  |  Household Finances
Accumulation: Four Steps to Build Your Retirement Portfolio February 22, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Ready to invest for retirement? Learn a few simple steps to get a retirement investment portfolio ready for the road.

5 min read  |  Portfolio Management
Tips for Making Sure Your College Graduate is Financially Savvy February 14, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

Is someone in your family moving from lecture hall to office this year? Here are a few ways to help 2019 graduates get a head start toward a strong financial footing.

2 min read  |  Budgeting & Saving
Near-Identical Cousin? 403(b) Plans & Tax Implications Explained February 1, 2019 4:00 AM   |  

What's the difference between a 401(k) and a 403(b)? Find out when the 403(b) might work for you.

5 min read  |  IRA & 401k Plans
Asset Location & Asset Dislocation: Cashing in Your Retirement August 27, 2018 4:00 AM   |  

Asset dislocation—liquidating or selling the assets in your retirement accounts—involves tax planning and budgeting, among other things. Are you ready?

5 min read  |  Retirement Planning
Large Life Purchases: Is Using a 401(k) Loan a Good Idea? May 4, 2018 12:00 AM   |  

If you're thinking of borrowing from your 401k to fund a large purchase like a home, consider the 401k loan rules, pros, and cons carefully.

5 min read  |  IRA & 401k Plans
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