Set Goals as You Save & Invest

  Set Goals as You Save & Invest Turn your intent into a commitment.    Goals give you focus. To find and establish your investing and saving goals, first ask yourself what you want to accomplish. Do you want to build an emergency fund? Build college savings for your child? Have a large retirement fund…

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Retirement Insights-May

  Would You Pay More for a Better Employee Retirement Plan? If that trade-off sounds worthwhile, rest assured you are not the only one who feels that way. Sixty-six percent of the working Americans surveyed late last year by consulting firm Willis Towers Watson said that they would defer a greater percentage of salary than…

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The Different Types of IRAs

  The Different Types of IRAs This popular retirement savings vehicle comes in several varieties.   What don’t you know? Many Americans know about Roth and traditional IRAs, but there are other types of Individual Retirement Arrangements. Here’s a quick look at all the different types of IRAs:   Traditional IRAs (occasionally called deductible IRAs)…

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Retirement Planning Weak Spots

  Retirement Planning Weak Spots They are all too common.   Many households think they are planning carefully for retirement. In many cases, they are not. Weak spots in their retirement planning and saving may go unnoticed.   Couples should recognize that they may face major medical expenses. Each year, Fidelity Investments estimates how much…

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