January 2022 Benchmark Bulletin

Big Boost for Social Security Payments

The 2022 Social Security cost-of-living adjustment is the largest in 40 years.


Annuity Income: Annuitization vs. Lifetime Withdrawal

With most annuities, there are usually two choices available to generate a steady income during retirement: annuitization and lifetime withdrawals from a lifetime income benefit rider.


Building Blocks for Financing College with Less Debt

Successfully financing a college education involves putting together a variety of resources in the right way, and making smart decisions at college time.


How to Correct an Error on Your Credit Report

Credit report errors may impact creditworthiness and potentially lead to negative financial consequences.