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16
Jan

Three Ways to Help Americans Save More for Retirement

Three Ways to Help Americans Save More for Retirement One in five Americans have absolutely nothing saved for retirement. That’s according to new data released in October by the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC). Just as alarming as the number of nonexistent retirement accounts: More than half of Americans admitted they do not have a retirement plan that will carry them

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9
Jan

Do I Still Need Life Insurance Once I Retire? Your Questions Answered

Do I Still Need Life Insurance Once I Retire? Your Questions Answered Do I need life insurance once I retire? Just because you’re retired doesn’t necessarily mean you’re financially sound. Think of all the different scenarios that may still be applicable: You may have been required to retire early; you may have had investments that have gone sour and haven’t

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3
Jan

5 Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals in the New Year

5 Tips for Reaching Your Financial Goals in the New Year You may already be retired or you’re just starting to plan for it; either way, this is the time for making New Year’s resolutions toward your financial goals. Make 2018 “the year of making the right choices.” Take these five easy steps to reach your retirement goal sooner. Assess

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22
Dec

Retirement Equation for Stability

Retirement Equation for Stability Living comfortably in retirement is indeed possible. However, many Americans fail to develop a strategic plan that allows stability in their golden years to be reality. In fact, the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) commissioned data that found insights into American’s retirement savings – or lack thereof. Nearly 90 percent of Americans are not very confident

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12
Dec

You Think You Won’t Qualify for Life Insurance, but You’re Wrong

You Think You Won’t Qualify for Life Insurance, but You’re Wrong Think you can’t qualify for life insurance? Think again. You want to protect your loved ones for the future once you’re no longer around to provide for them. We all do. Life insurance gives you that peace of mind that your family will be taken care of after you’re

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8
Dec

New Year’s Resolution for 2018: Become a Master of Retirement

New Year’s Resolution for 2018: Become a Master of Retirement With the new year around the corner, have you started making a list of 2018 resolutions? No matter your answer, the IALC suggests adding one to your list: become a “Master of Retirement.” The retirement crisis has become a staple in our country’s rhetoric, with one in five Americans admitting

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1
Dec

Give yourself the gift of peace of mind with Life Insurance

Give yourself the gift of peace of mind with Life Insurance One of the biggest stressors of the holiday season can be money or more specifically, not having enough to purchase the presents we think we should. In the U.S., we live in a country that is obsessed with stuff — both giving and receiving it. While there is nothing

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21
Nov

Financial Certainty in Retirement is Possible. Executive Director Jim Poolman Shares Simple Steps to Take in Forbes Article.

Financial Certainty in Retirement is Possible. Executive Director Jim Poolman Shares Simple Steps to Take in Forbes Article. Not sure financial certainty in retirement is possible? You’re not alone in these feelings. In a new article published by Forbes, the IALC’s Executive Director, Jim Poolman, writes how removing some uncertainty surrounding retirement is indeed an obtainable goal all Americans can

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15
Nov

IALC Q4 2017 Newsletter

IALC Q4 2017 Newsletter Will Your Retirement Savings Last As Long As You Live? More than 70 percent of Americans are concerned they may outlive their retirement savings. Many do not have money to last the long haul. Even more startling is the fact one in five Americans have absolutely nothing saved for retirement at all. Starting to save now

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15
Nov

Here’s Why Millennials Aren’t Buying Life Insurance (and why they are wrong!)

Here’s Why Millennials Aren’t Buying Life Insurance (and why they are wrong!) Only 52% of Millennials have life insurance, but a whole lot more than that have loved ones—spouse, partner, kids, aging parents—that need financial protection if something were to happen to them. Here’s what the 2017 Insurance Barometer Study by Life Happens and LIMRA found: Source: Life Happens Here’s

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