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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.
Easy ways to rack up travel rewards
From credit cards and loyalty points to online deals, these pro-tips can help you maximize your travel rewards to save more money.
What can RILAs and VAs do for you?
Annuities have been around for hundreds of years. Learn why they’re sometimes misunderstood and how to decide if a RILA or VA is right for you.
Create financial resolutions to help get results
Create realistic and specific goals that will keep you on track in the new year and beyond.
4 habits of happy retirees
Saving up and setting the date may be the first steps toward a happy retirement, but here’s what’s next. Discover 4 shared habits of happy retirees and how to make them yours.
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.
The secret to living to 90 and beyond
Adopting these 6 habits may help you live a longer, heathier life.
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.
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.
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.
Goodbye empty nest: Millennials are moving back home
More young adults are living with their parents now than since the Great Depression. These financial tips can help everyone if your empty nest is full again.
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.
How to avoid caregiver burnout
Although caring for a loved one can be a very rewarding experience, it can also be a stressful one.
Unwind your mind
Four tips to work mindfulness into your life to help improve your well-being
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.