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Fees on Retirement Accounts

Retirement accounts with financial planners and advisors have fees. Employment plans, 401k and IRAs all have fees. What do you get for those fees? You pay whether you gain or lose.Are you getting what

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Upcoming Seminars for Seniors

August 19, 20146:00-7:30pmHow to Stop Worrying about Running Out of MoneySeniors are faced with concerns and decisions about Social Security, optimizing benefits, enjoying their lifestyle while not running

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Retirement Savings: 3% is the New 4%

By Robert Powell, Special For USA TODAYNew rule of thumb on nest egg withdrawals takes more metrics into account, says new paper.It's all relative. How much retirees can safely withdraw from their retirement

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Why do a majority of women (62%) not have a financial planning professional?

Read more Insights and the latest findings from the 2013 Women, Money, and Power Study from Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz):INSIGHT 5: “Bag lady” fears persist among even

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Women, money and power: Insights on financial planning, money and retirement for women

The 2013 Women, Money, and Power Study from Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America (Allianz) examined how women prefer to learn about finances, the emergence of “Women of InfluenceSM,” and

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Women’s growing status as breadwinner and financial decision maker

Despite women’s growing status as primary breadwinner and household CFO, women still fear becoming a “bag lady.” That was among the latest findings from the 2013 Women, Money, and Power Study from

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Obamacare and Medicare Scams and Tips to Avoid Them

Sunday's New York Times front page article brings attention to the rising number of complaints of con men and deceptive sales practices related to the Affordable Care Act. These scammers are

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Retirement Strategies and How to Grow Your Money

Weeding out the truth about Social Security and retirement strategies can be difficult since there are so many different slants on what is supposedly "best".  Questions about market performance, risk

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Planning Your Future: Social Security, Medicare and More!

Are you adequately planning for your financial future? To help, check out the following classes taught by Susan Blumhorst coming up in June:6-4-2013  The Future of Social Security at 

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What is Retirement and How do we Get There Safely?

We work all our life paying bills and achieving the illusive concept of success in an effort to gain recognition, financial comfort, awards and accomplishments. Accumulation and growth keep us motivated

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