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Gig Workers Saving for Retirement – What’s in Their Best Interest?

    Gig Workers Saving for Retirement – What’s in Their Best Interest?

If you are an active member of the gig economy, you don’t need to wait for Congress to act to start saving for retirement. You can begin saving right now. And, depending on your specific situation, you may just be able to save faster than you think.

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A Fundamental Economic Fact Fiduciaries Use to Fight Fear of Falling Markets

    A Fundamental Economic Fact Fiduciaries Use to Fight Fear of Falling Markets

Economic concepts can lay dormant for extended periods of time, but they never truly disappear. This is why it pays to know people who are older than you and have actually lived through one (or more) economic cycles.

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5 Most Important Financial Concepts a Fiduciary Must Teach

    5 Most Important Financial Concepts a Fiduciary Must Teach

It’s in everyone’s best interest to be successful, so it’s part of a fiduciary’s duty to show them how.

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Child IRA Chapter Excerpt: “Gaming & Saving”

    Child IRA Chapter Excerpt: “Gaming & Saving”

A family that plays together, saves together. Establishing a Child IRA benefits the next generation. Given its tremendous power, the Child IRA remains one of the most under-appreciated retirement savings tools available. In the remaining chapters, we’ll present a virtual “how-to” manual that shows how different groups of people can implement and enjoy the advantages of the IRA.

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Retirement Pros Reveal Their Own Best Interests When It Comes to Their Retirement Plans

    Retirement Pros Reveal Their Own Best Interests When It Comes to Their Retirement Plans

Long-term investors like retirement savers can easily act like a fiduciary for their own assets. All they need to do is look in a mirror – but not for their own reflection. Look in a mirror a retirement professional is looking into and see how that reflection invests for retirement.

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How Can Fiduciaries Use New Tax Cuts to Nudge 401k and IRA Retirement Savers?

    How Can Fiduciaries Use New Tax Cuts to Nudge 401k and IRA Retirement Savers?

There’s a chance for savers to increase the odds they’ll retire in comfort thanks to the 2017 tax law. Here’s how, but the window of opportunity will close fast.

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How Anchoring Hurts 401k Retirement Savers

    How Anchoring Hurts 401k Retirement Savers

With the introduction of the concept of anchoring, Tversky and Kahneman opened the door to a new way of thinking about and addressing the financial decision-making process. For more than four decades, subsequent research has expanded upon their idea. Yet, plan sponsors and participants continue to remain uninformed of the dangers of anchoring.

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Will Record Breaking Market be the Anchor that Sinks 401k Savers?

    Will Record Breaking Market be the Anchor that Sinks 401k Savers?

With a GOT-based strategy, expectations are predicated on needs, not the happenstance of the market. GOT-based portfolios may not have the record-breaking excitement of market indices, but it’s slow-and-steady-wins-the-race philosophy may lead to a more comfortable retirement.

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5 Sample Techniques to Convince Retirement Savers to Focus on Their Own GOT Rather than Current Market Returns

    5 Sample Techniques to Convince Retirement Savers to Focus on Their Own GOT Rather than Current Market Returns

In retirement planning, there can never be any guarantees. That’s why it’s critical that these tools are used continually and consistently. A magician never gives the audience’s eyes a chance to wander.

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5 Awkward 401k Questions Every Good Fiduciary Must Know the Answer To

    5 Awkward 401k Questions Every Good Fiduciary Must Know the Answer To

Never belittle the question or the person asking the question. These are sincere queries that represent commonly held beliefs. These beliefs live a Schrodinger Cat-like existence, being generally not quite true and not quite false. It’s critical, for the benefit of all retirement savers, that these questions be asked and that fiduciaries encourage their asking. This is the only way that allows the fiduciary to respond in the second noteworthy way: By using these questions to refute misconceptions and promote good retirement saving decision-making.

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