Employee Education

Retiring the Notion of Retirement

March 14, 2019 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

Seems that aging presidential candidates aren’t the only seniors who don’t see the need to pack it in anytime soon. Read more here.

5 Key “To Do’s” To Take Care of Before Retiring

February 27, 2019 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

Besides putting together a long-term financial plan well before you hit retirement age, check out this useful guide of 5 key “to do’s” to address before retiring.

Tips for Handling Market Volatility

February 6, 2019 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

Have you ever noticed that when your funds have been doing poorly, you experience a more intense level of displeasure compared to the level of pleasure you feel when they are doing better?  Don’t worry – you’re not alone!  This is a psychological effect known as loss aversion, and it’s believed to be hard-wired into our brains.

The best way to respond to these emotional swings is to try to take emotion out of the equation altogether. Historically, over long periods, markets have moved up, though not in a straight line. It’s that long historic sweep that you should focus on, not short-term movements.

You should also pay attention to the things you can control in investing and ignore what you cannot change. Click here for a few tips to keep in mind.

Select Carefully: Social Security Selections Matter, Especially for Women

January 24, 2019 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

Social Security was created in the 1930s for a different era; now women are impacted more adversely if they make the wrong claiming choices.  Make sure you understand these issues; click here to learn more.

Is Bigfoot More Plausible Than a Comfortable Retirement?

January 14, 2019 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

More Americans believe that it is more likely that Bigfoot is real than believe they will have a comfortable retirement. Click here to read the surprising statistics, and discover strategies for helping you save more for your retirement.

Not Your Grandparents’ Retirement: 6 Fields That May be a Great Fit for Your Next Act

December 20, 2018 | posted in: Blog, Employee Education | by

According to author Ken Kiesnoski, “Today’s retirement is not like your grandparents’ golden years — not by a long shot. Grandpa and Grandma, and maybe even your parents, might have stopped working at 65 on the dot and settled down to a quiet life of gardening and grandchildren, all funded by a plump company pension. But retirement in 2018 … and beyond … looks different.”
Want to learn more? Read on!