Educational Articles

The Program frequently publishes educational articles on a variety of retirement and legal industry-related topics. Our articles are posted to this website on an ongoing basis. Please check back frequently for updates.

Doing Something Is Always Better Than Doing Nothing

April 11, 2018 “I don’t have enough money to save for anything! I can barely keep my bills paid now!” “Being frugal is just too much work!” “There’s no way I can ever possibly save that much for retirement! Why bother?” If you visit virtually any message board or open comment thread or Facebook thread […]

Reasons to save in a 401k or similar employer-sponsored plan

October 29, 2018 Investing in your employer sponsored retirement plan may provide an opportunity for savings. Excuses, excuses, excuses People often put off investing for their retirement. Even if you think “I can’t afford it,” “I’m too young,” or “I don’t understand investing,” you may still be able to take advantage of your employer-sponsored retirement […]

4 Tips That’ll Save Your Retirement

April 17, 2018 We repeatedly are told to prepare for retirement during our working years. But what if that milestone is quickly approaching and you’re nowhere near ready? If you’re anxious about retiring, you’re not alone, but rather than fear what lies ahead, you can take steps to be prepared financially. Here are a few […]

Imagine your best retirement: 4 tips to maximize your savings

February 16, 2018 Building a healthier financial life means striking a balance between living for today, while preparing for tomorrow. You may have multiple savings goals and as your priorities change, it is good to know how best to save for the things that matter most, without sacrificing your own financial future. Here are four […]

8 Simple Steps to Avoid Debt

August 23, 2018 By your mid-thirties, you are far enough along in life to understand that staying out of debt is a key to your long-term financial health. But have you ever sat down and thought about what, specifically, you need to do to stay debt-free? Here are eight simple steps that will help you. […]