Pessimistic Survey Shows Importance of Planning

The retirement landscape is changing quickly, and it’s not a pretty picture. According to a recent survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Northwestern Mutual, today’s earners expect to work longer than previous generations – and not necessarily by choice. What’s more, a strikingly large percentage of workers expect that they will never retire

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To Reach Your Destination, Check Your Bearings Annually

A lot can happen in the course of one year, and it usually does. From your health to your income to the place you live, the likelihood of significant change is high. And as our situations change, we do too:  Our priorities shift, and our goals evolve. Because life isn’t static, your finances aren’t either.

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As We Close the Year

As we look back, it’s important to bear in mind that a single year provides a limited perspective of our financial lives. Did we do a little better financially in 2014 than we did in 2013? And if we did, what is the overall significance of that fact? The key to putting any year in

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