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Can your financial game plan get you to and through retirement?

Chad Slagle, president, and Slagle Financial LLC •
Kiplinger

I’ve learned a lot about preparing for challenges in life from football. I played college football, coached high school football and now I coach my children’s teams. As an investment adviser, I use the principles of the game every day to build financial strategies that help get clients to and through retirement. Keys to these

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Rethinking your retirement nest egg

ChFC, president, Udell Associates, Bruce S. Udell, MCEP, and Clu •
Kiplinger

John and Jennifer are feeling really good about their “golden years.” Jennifer retired two years ago, and John just retired last month. John has a sizable 401(k) account, a small pension and Social Security. Jennifer has a small pension and Social Security also. So, they are feeling rather affluent at the moment and looking forward

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How to earn a gold medal with your finances

InvestorPlace.com and Jeff Reeves •
Kiplinger

At the Rio Olympics, the U.S. is dominating the medal counts in sports from women’s gymnastics to men’s swimming. However, while we may lead the world in many athletic contests, the sad reality is that some Americans are at the back of the field when it comes to their finances. We are a nation that

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Here’s the budget of a 29-year-old who’s almost done paying over $100,000 of student loans

Business Insider •
Business Insider

In 2013, Jessica Elberfeld got mad. The now 29-year-old had been slowly paying off over $113,000 of public and private student loans since graduating in 2009, at the same slow pace she saw reflected in her peers. Elberfeld had graduated and immediately been hired in the music industry in Nashville, Tennessee. But to make ends

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