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Banking on the Lottery to Fund Retirement

Posted by Posted InFinancial Literacy, Lottery Winners Major Payouts

With a retirement crisis looming, people are coming up with creative ideas to fund their golden years. On some people’s lists of potential plans: winning the lottery, marrying rich and […]

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Money Trends by Generation: How Does Your Approach to Finances Compare?

Posted by Posted InFinancial Literacy, Planning Your Retirement

What would you do with an extra $1,000 a month? According to a recent survey, most American adults wouldn’t use the money to travel, shop or donate to charity. Instead, […]

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Older Americans Lack Retirement Savings and Face Poverty

Posted by Posted InFinancial Literacy, Planning Your Retirement

Many older Americans have little to no savings to get them through their retirement years, according to newly released government data. Meanwhile, the slow demise of pensions, longer life expectancies […]

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Best States for Retirement

Posted by Posted InFinancial Literacy, Planning Your Retirement

When it’s time to plan out your retirement, you’ll want to think about more than just retirement annuities. There are three very important factors you might want to consider: location, […]

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Annuity Sales Reach Record Highs

Posted by Posted InFinancial Literacy, News & Recent Legislation

Annuities are rising in popularity, according to reports issued by at least three research organizations in recent weeks. An analysis by industry trade group Insured Retirement Institute says sales of […]

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Make 2019 Your Year of Financial Health

Posted by Posted InFinancial Literacy, News & Recent Legislation

According to U.S. News and World Report , 80 percent of New Year’s resolutions are broken by the second week of February. So, now that you’ve gotten those out of […]

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Study: Older Americans Increasingly Filing Bankruptcy

Posted by Posted InFinancial Literacy, Planning Your Retirement

The diminishing social safety net and changing attitudes toward the elderly in the United States have contributed to increases in older people filing for bankruptcy, according to researchers, led by […]

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Simplifying Annuities Helps Consumers, Study Says

Posted by Posted InPlanning Your Retirement

There’s no question that annuities are complicated retirement tools. Few investors fully understand them. For this reason, as well as the often high expenses and low gains associated with them, annuities are […]

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Millennials are Better Set to Retire than Baby Boomers

Posted by Posted InPlanning Your Retirement

Millennials are likely to retire with more ease than their parents, according to a recent study. The J.D. Power 2018 Group Retirement Satisfaction Study found that millennials are best prepared […]

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