Life Events

Things to have on hand in case of emergency

Disasters don’t check your calendar or give you heads up before striking. They happen when you least...

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Who Will Care For Your Pet When You Can’t?

Owning a pet is one of the greatest joys in life. With 67% of US households taking care of pets in the...

When should I enroll in Medicare Part B?

Is your 65th birthday approaching? We’d like to be the first to congratulate you on this milestone!...

Saving For Retirement When You’re Self-Employed

There’s a growing number of people in America taking charge of their careers and becoming...

Will the kids want that? How to downsize your possessions

Whether it’s moving to a home with less square footage—or simply wanting to declutter—many...

How COVID-19 Is Affecting Retirement Plans

The way Americans plan for their retirement has been shifting drastically over the last few years. Now,...

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How to manage the loss of a parent—while supporting a surviving parent

Supporting someone whose spouse has passed away is never easy, but it’s especially challenging when...

What happens to social media after someone dies?

Social media is a huge part of our lives. Everyone you know probably has at least one account. We use...

5 Steps to Take for an Unexpected Early Retirement

They say, “The best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” And when it comes to retirement, this...

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How to cover your final expenses

When you hear the term “final expenses,” what do you think of? Many people automatically...

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