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Retirement Confidence Remains Strong, Despite Pandemic

Jun 8, 2021 | 4 minute read

Despite the economic shock of the coronavirus pandemic, American workers and retirees remain largely optimistic about their financial prospects for retirement.


Creative Ways to Lower the Cost of College

May 25, 2021 | 6 minute read

Even with endless hours of researching financial aid options and smart school shopping, college costs may still be prohibitive. At these prices, you may expect to make substantial financial...


Retirement Plan FAQs for Small Business Owners

May 10, 2021 | 6 minute read

Want insight on starting a business? Check out General Electric Credit Union's (GECU) How to Start a Small Business webinar series, with free upcoming webinars this May and June. 


6 Mental Barriers to Investment Success

May 6, 2021 | 5 minute read

You are faced with decisions every day, some more difficult than others. Take food for example: If you are presented with both a salad or a cake, you may be tempted to skip the healthy greens for...


3 Viable Ways to Pay for Long-Term Care

Apr 30, 2021 | 6 minute read

While you may not anticipate a need for long-term care one day, statistics suggest there’s a 52% chance you’ll need some type of long-term care services after the age of 65.1


Financial Empowerment: What Every Woman Should Know About Investing

Apr 8, 2021 | 8 minute read

Financial empowerment helps women: reach goals, meet their needs, and maintain or establish financial independence. Whether someone is the breadwinner in their home or a stay-at-home mom with a...


Expecting Parents: Here Are 5 Things to Do Before Baby Arrives

Apr 7, 2021 | 5 minute read

So you're about to become a parent. Congratulations! Parenthood may be one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have. From getting your finances in order to purchasing a crib, there are a...


A Quick Guide to Securing Social Security

Mar 30, 2021 | 7 minute read

Social Security is a large part of the retirement plan for almost every American worker, providing replacement income for qualified retirees and their families. If you have questions about this...


Funding Your Future with Annuities: Where Do I Start?

Mar 26, 2021 | 7 minute read

Retirement is a time to relax and do what you please after years of hard work. It’s new-found freedom with increased leisure and family time. However, many aren’t sure how much they’ll be able to...


The Markets (As of Market Close February 26, 2021)

Mar 15, 2021 | 12 minute read

February began on a high note as investors drew encouragement from strong fourth-quarter earnings reports and encouraging employment data. However, news was not all positive. The COVID-related...