Category: Retirement

9 Facts About Social Security

Tip: How Much? Check your Social Security earnings and see an estimate of your benefits on the Web site, www.ssa.gov. Social Security’s been a fact of retirement life ever since it was established in 1935. We…

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9 Facts About Retirement

Tip: Nearly 80% of workers expect to work for pay in retirement, but only 29% of retirees actually have done so. Source: 2017 Retirement Confidence Survey, EBRI Retirement can have many meanings. For some, it will…

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What Is An Annuity?

Tip: Still Selling Strong. In 2017, investors purchased $192.1 billion in annuity contracts. Most of this capital—$108 billion—went into fixed annuities. Source: LIMRA, 2018 Individuals hold about $2.2 trillion in annuity contracts; a tidy sum considering an estimated…

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