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16
May

Ouch! Feeling the Financial Pinch in a Month or Less

Ouch! Feeling the Financial Pinch in a Month or Less This statistic is startling: 7 in 10 employed Americans would feel the financial pinch in a month or less without their paycheck. And when you dig a bit deeper, you find that 1 in 4 working Americans would feel the pinch immediately. These are just some of the findings from

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1
May

A Living Miracle

A Living Miracle Many of us in our 20s are filled with hope and optimism about the new jobs we have—or will work into, perhaps finding a partner and starting a family, maybe even buying a home. In short, it’s about designing a life “we” want to live, not one that’s been dictated to us. So, it’s not often we

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28
Apr

Off-Ramp to Retirement

Off-Ramp to Retirement Retirement on your mind? Whether you are on the brink of retiring or already there, you want to make sure you saved and protected your assets to ensure you’ll have income to exceed your retirement dreams. 65 years of hard work should not go to waste which is why it is crucial you make sure you are

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16
Apr

Join Our Twitter Chat About the Importance of Disability Insurance on May 1

Join Our Twitter Chat About the Importance of Disability Insurance on May 1 On May 1, join Life Happens as we moderate a Twitter Chat focused on how important disability insurance is and why it is so critical for anyone who works and relies on their paycheck (and who of us doesn’t). Despite this fact, only 20% of employed Americans

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10
Apr

Key Findings for the 2018 Insurance Barometer Study

Key Findings for the 2018 Insurance Barometer Study Each year Life Happens and LIMRA join forces to get the latest and greatest information about what consumers are thinking when it comes to their financial concerns as well as what insurance coverages they do or don’t have—and why! And that’s just the start. The 2018 Insurance Barometer Study also probes two

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9
Apr

Social Security & You

Social Security & You Are you on the verge of retirement? Then you are probably asking yourself when you should stop working and how long after that do you take Social Security benefits? While your first thought may be to take both as soon as you are able, the reality is a little more complicated. Here are the top Social

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3
Apr

799,182 Reasons to Buy Life Insurance

799,182 Reasons to Buy Life Insurance A generation ago, unexpected loss of a loved one could be seen as an isolated situation. But today, a quick search of GoFundMe delivers a difficult reality check. Simply type “funerals” into the search field, and behold—799,182 results (on this particular day). Almost 800,000 tales of the sudden loss of a loved one, compounded

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14
Mar

Here’s Where #FOMO Is Doing You a Disservice

Here’s Where #FOMO Is Doing You a Disservice Fear of missing out—is more than just a hashtag. Many Millennials admit that #FOMO drives a lot of their decisions on what they wear, what they do, even what they eat and drink. We live in a world of social influence. But one area where #FOMO really does you a disservice? No

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8
Mar

Discover 3 Ways to Bridge the Gender Gap on International Women’s Day 2018

Discover 3 Ways to Bridge the Gender Gap on International Women’s Day 2018 As we celebrate women’s social, economic, cultural, and political achievements this International Women’s Day, the Indexed Annuity Leadership Council (IALC) wants to shed light on the fact that when it comes to savings, the gender savings gap is still huge. This post, originally shared on National Life

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8
Mar

Discover 3 Ways to Bridget the Gender Savings Gap On International Women’s Day 2018

Discover 3 Ways to Bridget the Gender Savings Gap On International Women’s Day 2018 The post Discover 3 Ways to Bridget the Gender Savings Gap On International Women’s Day 2018 appeared first on IALC. Source: Indexed Annuity Insights Discover 3 Ways to Bridget the Gender Savings Gap On International Women’s Day 2018