When it comes to saving for retirement, time is an asset

As people save for retirement, they strive to determine how much they will need to maintain the lifestyle they live. However, saving up for retirement becomes more complicated as time progresses. People buy homes, while at the same time they are paying off student loans or paying for their children’s education. The kids sign up for chess, taekwondo or basketball and there are tournament fees and uniforms to buy. Simple living costs make it hard to save. How does one keep up with retirement savings? (more…)

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How Healthy Living Can Save You Money in the Long Run

There always seems to be a negative association with healthy living and saving money. You feel great about yourself, but one trip to Whole Foods and your whole paycheck is gone. But don’t worry, there are many choices that we make on a daily basis that impact our health, and these (sometimes very small) choices are what can help make us better off financially in the long run. (more…)

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Getting Ready to Send Your Child to College

Anyone who has ridden a rollercoaster can distinctly recall the “click, click, click” sound as the car climbs to the top of the first and largest incline. Instinctively, the rider knows they are about to defy the laws of gravity for few a seconds of sheer terror and exhilaration bundled into one sensation. Riding that rollercoaster is a lot like preparing to send your child off to college for the first time. (more…)

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Heart Disease Is A Silent Killer For Women

Many people refer to the culture at National Life as one of family. The genuine caring and interest we have for one another is obvious, especially when a crisis situation arises. Recently my colleagues Terri Carlyle and her sister-in-law and fellow National Life employee Mona McCain shared their niece’s story with me, bringing attention to a silent killer. Here it is in their words. (more…)

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