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How to protect your finances

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After a long winter, spring has arrived! There’s no better time to regroup, reprioritize and start fresh—especially when it comes to making lifestyle and financial changes. Take a step to ...


Federal taxes and your retirement finances

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Did you know that 94% of Americans have an accurate understanding of how lottery winnings are taxed, but only 29% understand how their 401(k)s are taxed? The truth is, many ...


Grow your income, tax-deferred

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What’s the one day that sends many Americans on a treasure hunt through drawers and other files to find receipts that’ll reduce their tax burden? That’s right: It’s Tax Day! Now ...


Retirement Planning Q&A

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April is National Financial Literacy Month, and April 11-15 is National Retirement Planning Week, so this seems like a good time to talk about a topic that may be ...


Bankers Life gears up for Alzheimer’s Awareness Night

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With over 5 five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease—and the cost of Alzheimer’s expected to reach $1.1 trillion by 2050—the need for Alzheimer’s research and awareness has never ...


How to Extend the Life of Your Nest Egg

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With Easter weekend approaching, it’s only natural that we have eggs on the mind: chocolate eggs, dyed eggs and nest eggs. You’re working hard to create a nest egg ...


Why living longer has it’s risks and rewards

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More than 87% of middle-income Americans age 55 and older do not spend much time thinking about longevity. And while it may not be a topic of discussion with ...


10 Tips to Make the Most of Your Internship

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So you landed your dream internship. Congratulations! But what comes next? Follow these 10 tips to make the most of your internship: Go into the program with an open mind. Set ...


Get organized: Spring cleaning for your finances

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The first day of spring is here! That means it’s time to dust off your Spring Cleaning to-do list and unleash your inner Martha Stewart. Carpets, curtains, windows, mattresses ...


Plan ahead for future medical expenses

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Poet, philosopher and all-around childhood hero Dr. Seuss once wrote: “How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. ...