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8
Dec

New Year’s Resolution for 2018: Become a Master of Retirement

New Year’s Resolution for 2018: Become a Master of Retirement With the new year around the corner, have you started making a list of 2018 resolutions? No matter your answer, the IALC suggests adding one to your list: become a “Master of Retirement.” The retirement crisis has become a staple in our country’s rhetoric, with one in five Americans admitting

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1
Dec

Give yourself the gift of peace of mind with Life Insurance

Give yourself the gift of peace of mind with Life Insurance One of the biggest stressors of the holiday season can be money or more specifically, not having enough to purchase the presents we think we should. In the U.S., we live in a country that is obsessed with stuff — both giving and receiving it. While there is nothing

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21
Nov

Financial Certainty in Retirement is Possible. Executive Director Jim Poolman Shares Simple Steps to Take in Forbes Article.

Financial Certainty in Retirement is Possible. Executive Director Jim Poolman Shares Simple Steps to Take in Forbes Article. Not sure financial certainty in retirement is possible? You’re not alone in these feelings. In a new article published by Forbes, the IALC’s Executive Director, Jim Poolman, writes how removing some uncertainty surrounding retirement is indeed an obtainable goal all Americans can

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15
Nov

IALC Q4 2017 Newsletter

IALC Q4 2017 Newsletter Will Your Retirement Savings Last As Long As You Live? More than 70 percent of Americans are concerned they may outlive their retirement savings. Many do not have money to last the long haul. Even more startling is the fact one in five Americans have absolutely nothing saved for retirement at all. Starting to save now

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15
Nov

Here’s Why Millennials Aren’t Buying Life Insurance (and why they are wrong!)

Here’s Why Millennials Aren’t Buying Life Insurance (and why they are wrong!) Only 52% of Millennials have life insurance, but a whole lot more than that have loved ones—spouse, partner, kids, aging parents—that need financial protection if something were to happen to them. Here’s what the 2017 Insurance Barometer Study by Life Happens and LIMRA found: Source: Life Happens Here’s

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9
Nov

Take the Fast Track to Become a Master of Retirement: Three Hints for Playing IALC’s New Game

Take the Fast Track to Become a Master of Retirement: Three Hints for Playing IALC’s New Game Last week, the IALC launched its interactive game Master of Retirement. Shocking new data points, found from IALC surveys, power the game’s questions and demonstrate the need to offer approachable and light-hearted ways of boosting Americans’ confidence when it comes to saving for

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2
Nov

How Much Money Will I Need in Retirement?

How Much Money Will I Need in Retirement? Planning and saving for retirement can seem daunting, but as with any long-term project, it may help to have a plan. Surprisingly, less than half of current workers have tried to estimate how much savings they will need to live comfortably in retirement.1 And even more alarming is the fact that one-third

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1
Nov

Get the Long-Term Care (Tweetable!) Facts

Get the Long-Term Care (Tweetable!) Facts It’s Long-Term Care Insurance Awareness Month. Stop! Before you come to the rash conclusion that “It’s nursing home insurance for old people. I don’t need that!” please just spend two minutes with this video. (And know that 80% of people who need care get it in their home!) Here is some additional information about

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16
Oct

Are you a Master of Retirement?

Are you a Master of Retirement? Are you a Master of Retirement? The Indexed Annuity Leadership Council is excited to announce its new interactive game, Master of Retirement. New and interesting data points, found from IALC surveys, power the game questions and demonstrate the need to offer approachable and light-hearted ways of boosting Americans’ confidence when it comes to saving for

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16
Oct

3 Ways Life Insurance Can Help Maximize Your Retirement

3 Ways Life Insurance Can Help Maximize Your Retirement If you’re one of the millions of Americans who owns a permanent life insurance policy (or are thinking about getting one!) you’ve probably done it primarily to protect your loved ones. But over time, many of your financial obligations may have ended. That’s when your policy can take on a new

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