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What is a Money Script?

Patrick Carney

We all have different “money scripts,” or things we tell ourselves about money that impact our financial decisions. Becoming aware of these thoughts—and the impact they have on our spending and saving behaviors—is important as you plan for and enter retirement.

Creating an Online Social Security Account

Rick Rodgers

By creating an online Social Security account, you can review your annual statement, take a closer look at your earnings record, and verify that your tax payments are being credited correctly.

Review Your Social Security Records

Lee Pelko

By accessing your Social Security records online, you can verify that your benefit infor­mation is correct, update infor­mation, and receive infor­mation on estimated benefits based on your antic­i­pated retirement date.

5 Ways to Take Advantage of the Market Downturn

Rick Rodgers

Look for oppor­tu­nities created by lower markets, which include evalu­ating employer stock, performing Roth conver­sions, and investing before the market rebounds.

6 Ways to Help You Reach Your Retirement Goals

Rick Rodgers

It’s never too early to start planning for retirement. By setting a strategy— and sticking to it—you can help achieve your goal of financial indepen­dence sooner.

What Lessons Can Philanthropy Teach Us?

Jeremie Patrick

Merriam-Webster defines philan­thropy as “goodwill to fellow members of the human race, an active effort to promote human welfare, or an act or gift done or made for human­i­tarian purposes.”…

What is Concierge Medicine?

Rick Rodgers

Concierge medicine1 is a type of doctor/patient relationship in which patients pay an annual retainer fee to their doctor in exchange for more personal care. The doctor can then limit their…