5 Common Retirement Fears and How to Overcome Them

By Erin Wood, CFP®, Senior Vice President, Financial Planning and Advanced Solutions If we’re to believe everything we see in magazine and TV ads, retirement is a time of leisurely bike rides with your spouse, lunching with friends and exploring hobbies like painting or ceramics, all done i …

5 Common Retirement Planning Mistakes

Is your retirement plan lacking? Let’s look at 5 common retirement planning mistakes and how you can get the most out of your retirement plan.

4 Tips to Take Your 401(k) to the Next Level

Matt Kory, Vice President, Retirement Programs As a retirement income vehicle, the 401(k) is second in popularity only to Social Security – and as CNBC reported in 2019 the number of 401(k) millionaires is at an all-time high. But is a million dollars even enough for your retirement needs? 

Should I Open a Traditional or Roth IRA?

Multiple retirement savings vehicles are available but having options can be overwhelming. Each option comes with different rules leading to a variance of outcomes in the short-term and long-term. It’s not that dissimilar to choosing what to eat.

How Much Should I Have Saved in My 40s?

When it comes to saving for retirement, people often ask their financial advisor, “How much should I have saved in my 40s?” Let’s take a look at where you should try to be with retirement planning during your 40s.

How Much Should I Have Saved in My 30s?

When it comes to saving for retirement, people often ask their financial advisor, “How much should I have saved in my 30s?” Let’s take a look at where you should try to be with retirement planning during your 30s.

How Much Should I Be Saving in My 20s?

Wondering when you should start saving for a home or even begin a retirement savings plan? Start saving in your 20s will and get the gift of time and compounded interest.

Ladies – Are You Planning for Your Security in Retirement?

While there are many challenges, these are the five most prominent that come to my mind when I think about retirement security for women. Sit back and think about all the decisions you make in life today that have an impact on your security in the future

8 Crucial Items for Your Retirement Planning Checklist

Imagine yourself on your last ride home from work on the day you retire. The cardboard box is in the backseat, your gold watch is on your wrist and you realize you don’t have to wake up to an alarm clock tomorrow. Are you ready? Is your plan in place? Is that fear or excitement fluttering i …

4 Moves You Can Make with Your Old 401(k)

Whether you’ve taken the next step in your career, left behind a company that wasn’t a good fit for you or the company decided it was time to part ways, you should be prepared to manage your 401(k). Changing careers is an emotional move – there’s excitement for the new opportunity

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