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Signing up for Medicare: what you need to know
If signing up for Medicare makes your head spin, you’re not alone. Here’s what you need to know.
What’s your more?
What do you want more of in retirement? Take a quiz to help find your personal path to happiness so you can retire to your best life.
Divorced? What you need to know about your Social Security options
Claiming Social Security benefits can be complicated and may be more complex if you’re divorced. Learn how and when to factor a former spouse’s earnings into your benefit claim.
Do you know what affects your Social Security benefit amount?
Learn how age, taxes, inflation and earnings affect the Social Security benefit amount a person could receive at retirement.
Counting on Social Security
Learn what you may be able to expect from Social Security and what you may need to do to fill in the gaps.
Married? Know your Social Security benefits and options
Social Security claiming decisions are complex, especially for married couples who have more options. Understand how marriage impacts Social Security benefits and steps to take to make the best claiming decision for your situation.
Help your children get the most of their first post-college job
If you have adult children starting their first post-college jobs, here are a few tips they can keep in mind.
Preparing for the cost of health care in retirement
Health care costs for retirees are at an all-time high. Here's what you can do now to be financially prepared.
Take emotions out of retirement planning
Three steps to gaining peace of mind and staying on track for the future.
6 ways to improve your financial literacy
Wherever you are on your financial journey, here are six ways to help increase your financial literacy and put your money to work for you and your family.
Why waiting to take social security benefits can pay off
Is Social Security part of your retirement income plan? Know these 3 things before deciding when to start collecting benefits.
Using an annuity to help pay for college
Using an annuity as part of an overall college saving strategy can help you tackle everything from tuition to student loans.
Refresh your financial mindset
When it comes to saving money and keeping a balanced budget, how you think about money can change everything.
The best tax breaks for people 50 and over
One of the perks of nearing retirement age is being able to take advantage of new tax breaks.
Get your tax refund fast
Four things to avoid when filing your taxes to get your refund on time.
Commonly overlooked tax savings
Three factors to keep in mind during tax season that may help lower your tax bill.
How divorce can affect finances for those over age 50
Here are a few tips to consider about your finances before and after your divorce is final.
Ring in the New Year with resolutions that will help you reach your retirement goals.
Rethinking risk tolerance
How annuities could help your retirement savings better weather stormy markets
Create financial resolutions to help get results
Create realistic and specific goals that will keep you on track in the new year and beyond.
Smart holiday spending
Use these expert tips to get everyone on your list something they’ll love — while staying within your budget.
Your retirement checklist
Six steps to help you plan, budget and button down your retirement income before starting your next big chapter.
Understanding market fluctuations can help you protect your savings
Understanding basic economic trends can help you make more confident financial decisions. Here’s what you should know about the market and creating a sound retirement plan.