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VIDEO: Quick Bond Basics You Need to Know

Kacy Reece

Kacy Reece

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If you have ever tried to do any research on investing for retirement, chances are you have heard the term "bonds." This type of investment option is extremely prevalent, especially when it comes to saving for retirement in a 401(k) plan. Plus, bonds are an enormously important component of a diversified investment strategy. 

So, when someone says you should be investing in bonds, what exactly does that mean?

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Asset Allocation: The Game Changer for Your Investment Strategy

Alex Assaley, AIF®

Alex Assaley, AIF®

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Asset allocation: a term heard frequently in the retirement savings world. It's touted as one of the most important components of developing a healthy long-term investment portfolio, but let's be honest, the average saver most likely doesn't know what it means or how it can help them. Saving early, compound interest, and taking advantage of a company match are all important components of saving for retirement, but asset allocation holds a valuable place too. 

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Target-Date Funds: Are They Right For You?

Alex Assaley, AIF®

Alex Assaley, AIF®

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Whether you've been introduced to what a target-date fund is or not, you should know that over the last 20 years they've become a pretty big deal in the retirement world. If you are saving for retirement either through your employer-sponsored plan or on your own, target-date funds can be a key investment vehicle and have become an important component shaping the retirement landscape. 

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