Videos

One survey found that 48% of current retirees had to retire earlier than they expected.

Source: Employee Benefit Research Institute, 2018

These engaging, short animations focus on a variety of financial topics and illustrate key financial concepts and current events. Choose any of the videos below and then click the start arrow to watch.

  • Should You Pay Off Debt or Save for Retirement?

    Should You Pay Off Debt or Save for Retirement?

    Should you pay off debt or save for retirement? That’s a good question. These points may help you decide.

  • How Pre-Tax Contributions Affect Your Paycheck

    How Pre-Tax Contributions Affect Your Paycheck

    The tax implications of retirement plan contributions and the effect on your take-home pay.

  • Leaving Your Employer? Don’t Forget Your Retirement Savings Plan

    Leaving Your Employer? Don’t Forget Your Retirement Savings Plan

    When leaving your employer you’ll need to decide what to do with the money in your retirement savings plan.

  • The Pros and Cons of a Big Tax Refund

    The Pros and Cons of a Big Tax Refund

    Is receiving a big tax refund a reason to celebrate?

  • Are Your Investment Decisions Influenced by Emotions?

    Are Your Investment Decisions Influenced by Emotions?

    Consider how emotions, such as excitement and fear, can cause you to make counterproductive investment decisions.

  • The Market's Wild Ride

    The Market's Wild Ride

    In the final quarter of 2018, interest-rate fears and unresolved geopolitical issues upset the financial markets and reversed many of the gains notched earlier in the year.

  • 6 Reasons to Work with a Financial Professional

    6 Reasons to Work with a Financial Professional

    Here are six reasons to work with a financial professional no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Do You Know Who Your Beneficiaries Are?

    Do You Know Who Your Beneficiaries Are?

    Valuable assets will convey directly to beneficiaries, regardless of instructions in a will.