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40% of U.S. workers have saved
less than $25,000 for retirement.*

*2019 Retirement
Confidence Survey, EBRI

Only 42% of Americans know how
much money to save for retirement.*

*2019 Retirement Confidence Survey, EBRI

43% of retirees left
the workforce earlier
than planned.*

*2019 Retirement
Confidence Survey, EBRI

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Will you outlive your retirement income? Are your financial expectations for the coming year realistic?

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  • HOT TOPIC: Rescuing America’s Safety Net

    This article looks at the current fiscal outlook for the Social Security and Medicare programs and presents some potential changes that might help to strengthen them.

  • Diversifying with Market Caps

    The S&P 500 Index ended 2022 down 19.4%. Midsize and smaller companies also lost ground but generally held their value better than large companies. This article explains why holding stocks in companies of different sizes can help diversify a portfolio.

  • Keep an Eye Out for IRS-Related Scams

    Although IRS scams are especially prevalent during tax season, they also take place throughout the year. This article identifies some common tax scams and offers tips to help avoid becoming a victim.

  • Social Security Offers Benefits from Birth Through Old Age

    The bulk of Social Security benefits go to retirees, but Social Security is much more than a retirement program. This article outlines other types of Social Security benefits.

  • Municipal Bonds: A Tax-Advantaged Way to Put Capital to Work

    Muni bonds and tax-exempt funds have long been a mainstay in the portfolios of income-focused investors who want to manage their tax burdens.

  • Bear Market Emotions: Strategy vs. Reaction

    Staying disciplined in building a well-constructed portfolio over time can help carry investors through the market’s rough spots.