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Are you ready to retire?

Are you ready to retire?

Celebrated every third week in October, National Retirement Security Week is a concentrated effort to raise awareness about the importance of saving for retirement. When Senators Gordon Smith (R-OR) and Kent Conrad (D-ND) introduced the first resolution establishing National Save for Retirement Week in 2006, one of the goals was to encourage employees to save and participate in their employer-sponsored retirement plans. In 2016, recognizing the significant increasing cost of retirement, the Senate passed Resolution 575 supporting the goals of…

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May You Live in Interesting Times

May You Live in Interesting Times

There is an old Chinese proverb that states “may you live in interesting times.”  Depending on your particular circumstances, this may or may not be a curse. With the recent economic situation you may be thinking it’s a curse; however, there is hope. The Christian Brothers Retirement Savings 403(b) Plan added over 1,500 new participants in the last year, and for most of these individuals it was their first experience with retirement plans. These new participants enjoyed the opportunity to…

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