Are you nearing retirement age and anticipating a layoff? Unemployment in your mature working years can be a major source of stress, especially if you aren’t financially prepared to retire. This webinar addresses how to navigate this transition including options for employment, health insurance, lifestyle adjustments, and tax advantages. Blaine Thiederman, a financial planner whose […]
An increasing number of Americans are choosing to keep working after retirement. Is it for you? This webinar addresses benefits of working past retirement, financial impacts, and good side gigs for retirees. What to Learn More?You may enjoy these other webinars:Making Your Money Last Through RetirementLeaving a Legacy Beyond Inheritance Part 1Understanding Retirement
Today, women live longer than ever before, and many of them reach retirement single. How can you navigate this time on your own and optimize your independent golden years? This webinar addresses retirement preparedness, health and long-term care insurance, Social Security considerations, and more. What to Learn More?You may enjoy these other webinars:Myths and Facts […]
You and your spouse may have dreamed for years of your retirement together. How do you make sure this time has room for both of your dreams? This webinar addresses supporting each other’s personal growth, maximizing savings and benefits, and retiring at the same time or separately. What to Learn More?You may enjoy these other […]
Retirement is a major change, which can come with a certain amount of stress. You’ll reduce the anxiety by streamlining your life. This webinar addresses simplifying your accounts, going paperless and automatic for as much as possible, and focusing on things that bring you the most value. What to Learn More?You may enjoy these other […]
Saving for retirement can be difficult, but it’s easier when you can take advantage of the tax benefits of certain kinds of accounts. Similar tax advantages exist in college and medical savings plans. This webinar will addresses retirement accounts, 529 college accounts, health savings accounts, and more. John O’Bannon lays out the different types of […]
Medicare is a subsidized insurance option that covers millions of Americans, but navigating the system can be complex. Even those eligible for Medicare may find they need additional insurance as well. This webinar addresses who is eligible for Medicare, Medicare’s four parts, Medigap insurance, and more. Andy Hardwick, a public affairs specialist for the Social […]
The investment choices you make can have a significant impact on the amount of taxes you owe.
If you have a 401(k) plan from a former employer, what options are available to integrate it into your overall retirement plan? This webinar covers this question as well as how to evaluate your current employer’s plan, what to do about 401(k) loans, and how to use diversification and rebalancing to protect assets from economic […]
AARP is a group with about 38 million members and a flagship magazine that’s the most widely circulated publication in the United States.
Pensions are defined-benefit plans, meaning the amount you receive at retirement is guaranteed, instead of depending on market performance.
When someone passes away, their assets can be tied up for years in probate court—unless those assets are set to pass directly to a beneficiary. Assets that can transfer without probate include life insurance policies, retirement plans, and payable-on-death accounts. This webinar addresses the importance of naming a primary and contingent beneficiary, how to word […]
While older and richer individuals are more likely to have a financial advisor, even young people and those without high incomes can benefit. Wise management of a small amount of money can help it grow. This webinar addresses benefits of hiring a financial advisor, how to work with one, and goals your financial planner can […]
Looking for another option for retirement savings than just your 401(k)? One possibility is funding your retirement with real estate.
On August 10, Advice Chaser hosted a webinar titled, “Myths and Facts About Retirement.” Some myths about retirement refuse to die, leaving potential retirees making the wrong decisions with their savings. This webinar addressed myths about Social Security, Medicare, and the right amount to save. David Morgan, a financial advisor focused on retirement planning, was […]
You’ve probably heard about IRAs. But there’s more than one type of IRA, so how do you know which one is best for you?
Annuities promise a stable income throughout retirement, but do they really pay off? Investors need to understand the details of their annuity policy to get the full value. This webinar will address types of annuities, decoding annuity statements, and what to do with an annuity if you choose not to annuitize. Jayce Lowe, wealth manager […]
Everyone expects to be eligible for Medicare eventually, if they aren’t already, but few feel confident they understand it. After all, it contains four different parts and an array of options. This webinar addresses qualifications; how to apply; parts A, B, C, and D; options; and how to make the transition to Medicare from employer-provided […]
Medicare is federally-funded health insurance for adults over 65 which also covers some younger adults with disabilities.
You can gain access to your retirement account early through hardship distributions, early withdrawals, or even loans.
A 457 plan is a less common type of retirement plan. But if your employer offers one, it’s good to know what it is and why you might want it.
In this presentation, National Social Security Advisor Barbara Bush help us think through the complexities of Social Security, Spousal Benefits, and Medicare. Eric Pyles and Brandon Clarke of Cambridge Financial Services moderate questions from the audience.
Andy Hardwick, public affairs specialist with the Social Security Administration, joined us to explain the basics of this program and shed light on a complex topic.
Social Security is an essential part of a retirement plan, but few people feel confident they understand their options. The webinar addresses the history of Social Security, qualifications for claiming Social Security, and choosing the right retirement age. Marc Kiner, of Premier Social Security Consulting, will present. His decade of experience in Social Security advising […]
In this presentation, Dave Zaegel, CFP, CPA, shared his knowledge and expertise in making the most of retirement savings. His lengthy experience as an auditor and accountant inform his financial planning practice and allow him to see both taxes and investing from multiple angles.
A solo defined benefit plan is a pension you set up and pay for yourself. It’s ideal for self-employed individuals with high income.
Many younger workers aren’t saving for retirement yet and don’t know how to start. But the earlier they start saving, the longer their savings has to grow. This webinar addressed best amounts to save, employer matching, and tax strategy. Kade Hammes, a financial advisor specializing in helping generation X and Y, was the presenter. His […]
Many people on disability believe that if they work, they will lose Social Security benefits. In reality, there are many incentives designed to help SSI and SSDI recipients work without losing benefits. This webinar addressed the trial work period, earned income limits, and Medicaid eligibility. Andy Hardwick, public affairs specialist with the Social Security Administration, […]
Due to recent legal changes, all businesses will soon have to provide their employees with a retirement account. Luckily, this doesn’t have to be a large burden to employers. This webinar addressed legal requirements, private retirement plans, and the state-run CalSavers plan. Connor McDevitt, certified plan fiduciary advisor with EP Wealth Advisors, was the present. […]
Having a basic understanding of the pros and cons of annuities can help you decide how to provide for your future needs.
Whether you have a chronic condition or are simply growing older, long-term care insurance can be crucial to getting the help you need.
California is phasing in a requirement for all businesses to provide retirement plans to employees. It’s time to start thinking about your options.
Social Security is an essential part of a retirement plan, but few people feel confident they understand their options. The webinar addressed choosing the right retirement age and accounting for circumstances like marriage and divorce. Participants worked through example case studies and learned how couples and individuals in different circumstances can maximize benefits. Marc Kiner, […]
Many Nestlé employees will soon be under new management. What can you do with your 401(k) when you’re now employed by a new company?
Washington State’s Long-Term Care Trust Act will pay for long-term care, if needed, for those who have paid into the program through taxes.
Spousal benefits are a confusing part of Social Security. How do you know whether to take the benefits for your own work, or your spousal benefits?
When you start a new job in government, military, or nonprofit work, you may be offered a 403(b), 401(a), 457, or TSP retirement plan.
None of us can be sure how long our retirement will last. Luckily, it’s possible to plan for a retirement of any length.
While 403(b) plans are similar in most ways to 401(k)s, there are a few key differences.
Today we will talk about how to qualify, the age you’ll receive your payments, and how your pension affects your Social Security benefits.
To get ready for Thursday’s webinar, let’s talk a little about Social Security, its role in your retirement, and its other programs.
It has a slightly shady name, but rest assured, a backdoor IRA is a perfectly legal way to save for retirement.
Investing allows you to grow your retirement fund every year, so it’s the amount you need by the time you retire.
What are you planning to do with your retirement account from your previous employer? You have choices for how to deal with that money.
Offering a 401(k) may make your company an appealing job prospect. But it’s important not to ignore the responsibilities you take on.
The American Dream tells us that our retirement years should be spent enjoying the fruits of a life of labor. Most people imagine long years of content ahead of them after they stop working. But studies show that today’s workers often lack any substantial amount of savings. Acknowledging this reality can make any retirement at […]
Many of us have watched our parents and grandparents wrap up a lifetime of work and settle down to their well-deserved reward of a relaxed retirement. But more and more, today’s generations worry they won’t be able to do the same. Approximately 40% of Baby Boomers plan to work until they die, and future generations […]
Once you hit retirement, you might think that you’ve finally made it. Your job is over and it’s time to glide through the rest of your golden years. Unfortunately, that’s not the case for many people. Financial security in your retirement years doesn’t happen automatically. It takes careful planning and strategizing with your money to […]
401(k) programs are one of the most popular employer-sponsored retirement plans, but they’re not one-size-fits-all. Here are five things to consider as you start on your saving journey. 401(k) programs seem simple on the surface: the employer sponsor takes money out of the employee’s paycheck and invests it according to the employee’s preferences. The vast […]