Videos

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

Source: Employee Benefit Research Institute, 2017

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?

  • 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.

  • 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?

  • Stocks and Stock Mutual Funds 101

    Stocks and Stock Mutual Funds 101

    Investing in stocks and stock funds can help you pursue financial goals, but consider the risks and rewards first.

  • Bonds and Bond Mutual Funds 101

    Bonds and Bond Mutual Funds 101

    Investing in bonds and bond funds can help you pursue financial goals, but consider the risks and rewards first.

  • Going Public: Investing in IPOs

    Going Public: Investing in IPOs

    A discussion on the initial public offering (IPO) process, recent trends, and risks.

  • The Retirement Income Factor

    The Retirement Income Factor

    How much money will you bring to retirement?

  • What Is An Annuity?

    What Is An Annuity?

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

  • Bringing Up Baby

    Bringing Up Baby

    The cost to raise a child from cradle to college.