Ryan Powers

6 Common Retirement Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Preparing for retirement can be one of the most exciting and nervous times of your life. This is the time to celebrate all of your professional accomplishments while also making sure you are adequately prepared for this next chapter of life. Throughout my career as a financial professional, I have helped numerous people design and implement wonderful retirement plans. I…

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Changing jobs? Consider these 7 things during your transition.

It’s no secret that people are on the move. A poll conducted earlier this year on behalf of Fast Company indicated that the majority of U.S. workers are considering a job change. Moving to a new opportunity at a new employer can be an exciting time. It can also be a stressful time. Here are seven things to consider when…

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Krilogy News

Successfully Manage Your Company-Sponsored Retirement Plan RFP

If you are a business owner or an HR professional, you know the letters RFP all too well. You may find yourself faced with the need to prepare RFPs, requests for proposals, for a number of things related to the business, including your company-sponsored retirement plan. While the letters mean the same thing for any product or service you’re looking…

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Matt Haywood

The Top Five Questions to Ask Your Retirement Plan Advisor

An employer sponsored retirement plan provides a great benefit for every company, serving as an added perk for attracting and retaining good talent. It’s also an immense responsibility, and if not managed properly, can become a liability. That’s why it’s important to work with an advisor who has your best interest at heart and has the experience you need to…

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Steve Green

Your Blueprint for a Successful Retirement

It’s often been said that every accomplishment begins with a vision and a solid plan. Whether it’s an architectural marvel, a business success or personal achievement, the plan outlining where you are and where you want to be (and most importantly, the steps you must take to get there) always comes first. The same rings true when it comes to…

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Drew Forrester

Make Strategic Tax Planning a Priority For Your Retirement Plan

If you’re like most, you approach your retirement planning with the sole focus on building your nest egg, accumulating as much as possible to get you to your goals. Yet there’s an often overlooked piece of the planning that could have an impact on your finances in retirement –strategic tax planning. What could your tax exposure be, and how can…

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Michael Brown

The Biggest Mistake Baby Boomers Make When Planning for Retirement

Today, like no other time in history, there are more ways to communicate than ever. Texting, E-mail, Messenger, Snapchat, and Twitter, are just a few options on the ever-growing list of ways to connect. While these methods of communication accomplish the basic communication requirements, they all lack the interpersonal connection that is sometimes needed in the relationship. Good old-fashioned face-to-face…

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Matt Haywood

The Top Five Things to Consider when Evaluating your 401(k) Advisor

Sponsors of 401(k) plans likely work with an advisor to help shape and make recommendations on the funds and investments they offer their plan participants. I say “likely work with” because today, there tend to be many who claim to wear the advisor hat but who may not live up to what you should be getting from a 401(k) plan…

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Matt Haywood

The Top Five Things to Consider when Reviewing your 401(k) Provider

As an employer, you may have opted to offer your employees a 401(k) plan as an added benefit for recruitment and retention purposes. Yet what many companies don’t realize is that you should be regularly reviewing your plan to ensure that it continues to be the right fit. I recently wrote an article about your responsibilities as a plan sponsor,…

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John McArthur

Your Money and Your Retirement Dreams

Is there a brighter future in your retirement than you think? There just might be. The subject of retirement dreams conjures up widely different images. Instead of retirement being a mysterious future unknown, it can be a life you enjoy because you’ve planned, sought out expertise, and taken control early on. If you are proactive in your efforts, you avoid…

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