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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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9
Nov

Take the Fast Track to Become a Master of Retirement: Three Hints for Playing IALC’s New Game

Take the Fast Track to Become a Master of Retirement: Three Hints for Playing IALC’s New Game Last week, the IALC launched its interactive game Master of Retirement. Shocking new data points, found from IALC surveys, power the game’s questions and demonstrate the need to offer approachable and light-hearted ways of boosting Americans’ confidence when it comes to saving for

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2
Nov

How Much Money Will I Need in Retirement?

How Much Money Will I Need in Retirement? Planning and saving for retirement can seem daunting, but as with any long-term project, it may help to have a plan. Surprisingly, less than half of current workers have tried to estimate how much savings they will need to live comfortably in retirement.1 And even more alarming is the fact that one-third

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1
Nov

Get the Long-Term Care (Tweetable!) Facts

Get the Long-Term Care (Tweetable!) Facts It’s Long-Term Care Insurance Awareness Month. Stop! Before you come to the rash conclusion that “It’s nursing home insurance for old people. I don’t need that!” please just spend two minutes with this video. (And know that 80% of people who need care get it in their home!) Here is some additional information about

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16
Oct

Are you a Master of Retirement?

Are you a Master of Retirement? Are you a Master of Retirement? The Indexed Annuity Leadership Council is excited to announce its new interactive game, Master of Retirement. New and interesting data points, found from IALC surveys, power the game questions and demonstrate the need to offer approachable and light-hearted ways of boosting Americans’ confidence when it comes to saving for

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16
Oct

3 Ways Life Insurance Can Help Maximize Your Retirement

3 Ways Life Insurance Can Help Maximize Your Retirement If you’re one of the millions of Americans who owns a permanent life insurance policy (or are thinking about getting one!) you’ve probably done it primarily to protect your loved ones. But over time, many of your financial obligations may have ended. That’s when your policy can take on a new

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12
Oct

AT WHAT AGE SHOULD YOU PURCHASE AN INDEXED ANNUITY?

AT WHAT AGE SHOULD YOU PURCHASE AN INDEXED ANNUITY? The great thing about fixed indexed annuities is that they are a reliable retirement planning vehicle appropriate for people in a variety of life stages. However, there are a few rules of thumb to follow when thinking about purchasing a fixed indexed annuity. Of course, always speak with your retirement planning

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4
Oct

Experts Weigh in on Key to Financial Fitness

Experts Weigh in on Key to Financial Fitness We asked some top advisors what their advice is for being financially fit. Here’s what they shared with us. How many of these can you tick off? It’s about the flow. Watch your cash flow and live within your means—that’s the starting point. Once that’s under control, plan for the future, including what

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3
Oct

3 Retirement Pitfalls to Avoid

3 Retirement Pitfalls to Avoid As you near retirement, you’re probably looking forward to the laid-back lifestyle it can offer. But there can also be some snags that could cause you to run into financial trouble later in life. Here are three retirement pitfalls you should try to avoid. 1. Underestimating your spending in retirement Many older Americans bank on

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22
Sep

4 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Your Life Insurance at Work

4 Things You Probably Don’t Know About Your Life Insurance at Work For the first time ever, more Americans have employer-provided life insurance (108 million) than have individual life insurance coverage (102 million), according to a new LIMRA study. And while that statistic sounds good, it actually hides a few important facts you should understand. 1. There’s more to the

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