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    Retirement Resource Group Presents Exploring Life and Money

    Mid-Year is a Good Time to Fine-Tune Your Finances

    The first part of 2020 was rocky, but there should be better days ahead. Taking a close look at your finances may give you...

    Managing Your Workplace Retirement Plan

    About 80 million Americans actively participate in employer-sponsored defined contribution plans such as 401(k), 403(b), and 457(b) plans.1 If you are among this group, you’ve...

    Keeping Cool: Investment Strategy vs. Reaction

    The trend was steadily upward last year, but there were downturns along the way, including a single-day drop of almost 3% on August 14....

    Market volatility: Staying invested may help in the long run

    In an ideal world, investors buy low and sell high. In the real world, investors often do the exact opposite—buy high and sell low—especially during...

    The SECURE Act and Your Retirement Savings Part One

    The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act was enacted in December 2019 as part of a larger federal spending package. This...

    Prices and the Economy

    The Federal Open Market Committee raises or lowers interest rates to help keep inflation near a 2% target, which is the rate believed to...

    Three Regrets of Retirees

    By Jakob Bower A recent survey found that more than half of retirees have retirement planning regrets. Unfortunately, many of these retirees had to cut...

    Will Social Security Retire Before You Do?

    People have traditionally seen Social Security benefits as the foundation of their retirement planning programs. The Social Security contributions deducted from workers’ paychecks have,...

    What is the Most Tax-Efficient Way to Take a Distribution from a Retirement Plan?

    If you receive a distribution from a qualified retirement plan such as a 401(k), you need to consider whether to pay taxes now or...

    Competing Goals: Pay Off Student Loans or Save for Retirement?

    Recent graduates might enter the workforce with little more than their diplomas and student debt averaging about $37,000. This equates to a monthly payment...

    Latest News

    Badges, birthdays, and besties battle to save Christmas

    MUSCATINE, Iowa--For her birthday this year, Pearl City Media Director of Public Relations Ashley Loveless wants nothing more than...

    City recognized with 36th straight budget presentation award

    CHICAGO – The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently announced that the City of Muscatine, Iowa, has received GFOA's...

    Rotary gift from the heart

    A return to in person instruction at Muscatine High School also means a return to some of those classroom tools that are not accessible...

    Muscatine Schools COVID-19 Update Dec. 02

    Discover Muscatine will provide daily updates on COVID-19 new case counts and total case counts for Muscatine Community School District. All data used comes...

    COVID-19 Update Dec. 02

    Discover Muscatine will provide daily updates on COVID-19 new case counts and total case counts for the state and Muscatine County. All raw data...