My wife and I are both working from home, something we haven’t done before. Like most couples now, we’re together about 24 hours a day. I think the coronavirus is giving us a taste of what retirement might be like. I have heard this same idea from several people in the past few weeks. Yes,…

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Will COVID-19 deepen the retirement crisis? Yes and no — here’s how   The coronavirus crisis may worsen an already impending retirement crisis. Getty Images   Remember when Americans struggled to save for retirement because they were juggling high housing costs, student loan payments, credit card debt and scanty access to workplace savings? Add in…

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Revisiting key retirement decisions might increase your risk-protected retirement income. GETTY In the blink of an eye, the coronavirus and the resulting economic downturn have created a new world for retirement planning. I’m sure many of you are feeling worried and stressed about how the short- and long-term effects of our current environment will impact…

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What are the pros and cons of having a will or trust? This is such an important question, especially in today’s climate. This question doesn’t really have a one-size-fits-all answer, but we’ll try to lay it out in very general terms: while everyone should at least have a will, not everyone is going to need…

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Fitbit recently released data showing a global decrease in physical activity levels among users of its activity trackers compared to the same time last year. As we navigate the coronavirus pandemic, this is not altogether surprising. We’re getting less of the “incidental exercise” we normally get from going about our day-to-day activities, and many of our routine…

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Mother and adult daughter in shopping mall together-GETTY As Coronavirus cases rise and more restrictions are put in place, consumers are being forced to adapt to a new reality. Currently, American consumers are spending an average of nearly $180 per shopping trip for Coronavirus-related supplies. Our March study around the impact the virus has had on shopping behavior revealed…

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The SECURE Act has changed a lot of the retirement rules we’ve been living by for years. Take a look at the most significant changes and see how you might be affected. Like most legislation these days, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act of 2019 has some good changes and some…

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What should I be doing right now during this market downturn? First things first, don’t panic. There are resources to help you stabilize your retirement income avenues. Here are three things you should consider doing when the market is declining: 1. SCHEDULE A RISK EXPOSURE REVIEW: This review will tell you just how much of…

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