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August 26, 2016
Commentary: When should you seriously begin thinking about retirement?
"When should I begin seriously thinking about my retirement?" Whenever we hear this question, we're reminded of an old Chinese proverb: The best...
August 26, 2016 - 7:40pm
August 19, 2016
Commentary: Can I expect a 4 percent rate of return on my investments in retirement?
If you've spent time thinking about your retirement budget, you may have tried to crunch the numbers to estimate the rate of return you'll need...
August 19, 2016 - 5:57pm
August 12, 2016
Commentary: The realities of retiring single
When discussing financial planning, it's often discussed in the context of the strategies and actions that you and your spouse need to implement...
August 12, 2016 - 10:57pm
August 5, 2016
Commentary: Nearing age 70.5? Here's how to take your first RMD
The baby boomer generation is defined as those being born between the years 1946 and 1964. For the oldest baby boomers born in 1946, they're...
August 5, 2016 - 6:00am
July 29, 2016
Commentary: Retiring next year? Do these 3 things first
After decades of toiling away, you've circled the date on your calendar to mark your last day of work, and that day is now nearly upon you. It's...
July 29, 2016 - 9:13pm
July 15, 2016
Commentary: What baseball can teach you about financial planning
Our national pastime, baseball, is ingrained in our culture extending beyond just watching the games and cheering for your favorite team (we'll...
July 15, 2016 - 9:07pm
June 25, 2016
2 ripple effects a large capital gain can trigger in your financial plan
For investors who make a savvy move and wind up with a sizeable capital gain, there can be few things that are more satisfying. Perhaps the only...
June 25, 2016 - 9:58pm
June 17, 2016
Commentary: How to give your financial plan a mid-year check up
Summertime is a great season for so many activities—grilling some burgers, swimming at the beach or taking in a Twins game at Target Field....
June 17, 2016 - 8:25pm
June 10, 2016
2 tips to help you boost your savings
Earlier this year, a national survey conducted by BankRate.com found that nearly two-thirds of Americans (63 percent) don't have enough in savings...
June 10, 2016 - 9:50pm
May 27, 2016
Commentary: 4 frequently asked questions about 529 plans
Images of graduates walking across the stage and receiving their high school diplomas are hard to miss this time of year. And as these students...
May 27, 2016 - 8:06pm
May 13, 2016
Commentary: Prioritizing paying down student loans vs. saving for retirement
We always enjoy this time of year for a number of reasons. We love the great weather and we're excited to be back playing golf. We're also love...
May 13, 2016 - 7:22pm
May 8, 2016
Retirement plan presentation is Thursday
The Lakes Area Human Resources Association is hosting a presentation on retirement plans this week. The presentation, "Inside America's qualified retirement plans," is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Prairie Bay in Baxter. It will be led by Ted Samsel, vice president of key accounts...
May 8, 2016 - 7:53pm
May 6, 2016
Commentary: How women can prepare for their unique retirement challenges
Every investor faces hurdles when working towards their long-term goals, but women face particular tests that can make retirement even more challenging....
May 6, 2016 - 8:43pm
April 29, 2016
Commentary: How you can limit the bite of required minimum distributions
You may think that you have complete control over how you draw down your savings in retirement. In reality, Uncle Sam will have some input into...
April 29, 2016 - 7:08pm
April 15, 2016
Commentary: Why Roth may be the better option for younger investors
For those in their 20s, retirement is probably not at the front of your mind. Some may be working on paying down their student loans. Others...
April 15, 2016 - 11:23pm