Author Archive: Christy Rakoczy

Starting Social Security Early

You pay into social security your whole career and you begin receiving benefits from this program when you retire. However, not everyone retires at the same time. The amount...


Deciding to Sell Your Life Insurance Policy

Life insurance provides your loved ones with financial protection by paying out a designated death benefit to beneficiaries when you pass away. Cash value life insurance is also a method...


The Value of a Bond Ladder in Today’s Market

While it is undeniably true that the average government bond funds have fallen in value recently (especially when there are concerns about the Federal Reserve stopping its stimulus program of...


Catch Up IRA Contributions

Investing for retirement is a very important goal for every worker, but unfortunately many people have a hard time saving as much money as they should. The pressures of buying...


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