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?

  • 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.

  • Going Public: Investing in IPOs

    Going Public: Investing in IPOs

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

  • Trade Tariffs

    Trade Tariffs

    The U.S. is using tariffs to force the hands of trading partners and narrow the deficit. As a result, the disruption of global trade could affect economic growth.

  • American Tax Burden

    American Tax Burden

    Are you concerned about your tax situation?

  • What Is Investment Risk?

    What Is Investment Risk?

    How different types of risks can adversely affect your investments

  • 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.

  • Bringing Up Baby

    Bringing Up Baby

    The cost to raise a child from cradle to college.