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 Sell When the Market Drops?

    Should You Sell When the Market Drops?

    The stock market can take investors on a wild ride. Should you consider selling your stocks when the market drops?

  • Inflation: The Sneaky Thief

    Inflation: The Sneaky Thief

    Inflation can be like a thief, sneaking into your portfolio and robbing your money’s purchasing power.

  • 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.

  • 3 Potential Benefits of Dollar-Cost Averaging

    3 Potential Benefits of Dollar-Cost Averaging

    Dollar-cost averaging is a disciplined investing approach and is one way to ride out market fluctuations.

  • 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 Basics of Social Security Retirement Benefits

    The Basics of Social Security Retirement Benefits

    How much do you know about your Social Security retirement benefits?

  • 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 Retirement Income Factor

    The Retirement Income Factor

    How much money will you bring to retirement?

  • American Tax Burden

    American Tax Burden

    Are you concerned about your tax situation?

  • 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.

  • Protecting Your Dependents with Life Insurance

    Protecting Your Dependents with Life Insurance

    Term or whole life? Just be sure you have adequate coverage.

  • What Would Happen to Your Estate?

    What Would Happen to Your Estate?

    Estate planning documents can help you manage your estate.

  • What Is An Annuity?

    What Is An Annuity?

    Immediate or deferred annuity: there's no right answer.