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  • How Can I Protect Myself from Digital Deception?

      Imagine that you receive an email with an urgent message asking you to verify your banking information by clicking on a link. Or maybe you get an enticing text message claiming that you’ve won a free vacation to the destination of your choice — all you have to do is click on the link […]

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  • Medicare and Employee

    Medicare and Your Employer Health Plan

      If you plan to continue working after you reach age 65, you may be wondering how Medicare coordinates with your employer’s group health plan. When you’re eligible for both types of coverage, you’ll need to consider the benefits and costs, and navigate an array of rules. How does Medicare work with your group health […]

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  • From Data Breaches to Ransomware: How to Avoid Becoming the Victim of a Cybercrime

      Each time you connect to the Internet, you risk becoming the victim of a cybercrime. It’s the price we pay for living in a digital world — whether it’s at home, at work, or on your smartphone. According to the Identity Theft Resource Institute, the number of U.S. data breaches in 2016 increased by […]

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  • Should You Auto-Enroll Employees in Your 401(k) Plan?

    According to the Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA), more than half of all 401(k) plans enroll employees automatically. Yet just 19% of plans with fewer than 50 participants have this feature.1 Might automatic enrollment be right for your organization? What is automatic enrollment? Simply put, automatic enrollment means that employees are automatically enrolled in […]

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  • Investors Are Human, Too

    In 1981, the Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller published a groundbreaking study that contradicted a prevailing theory that markets are always efficient. If they were, stock prices would generally mirror the growth in earnings and dividends. Shiller’s research showed that stock prices fluctuate more often than changes in companies’ intrinsic valuations (such as dividend yield) […]

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  • Can I make charitable contributions (QCD’s) from my IRA in 2016?

    Yes, if you qualify. The law authorizing qualified charitable distributions, or QCDs, has recently been made permanent by the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act of 2015. You simply instruct your IRA trustee to make a distribution directly from your IRA (other than a SEP or SIMPLE) to a qualified charity. You must be […]

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