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How to Be Happy in Retirement

Posted by Indiana Retired Teachers Association on May 19, 2018 10:45:20 AM

Retirement is an exciting time – a great anticipation of well-earned “me time”. You have spent decades working for others and serving your profession.

You deserve this chance to focus on what really makes you happy the rest of your life.

However, retirement can be a greater challenge than expected - especially mentally.

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Topics: Post Retirement

Indiana EdCast Episode #30

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on May 9, 2018 2:52:44 PM

Tom Mellish is joined by Austin Krutzsch, Jacob Martin, and Curtis Reeser from the West Point Financial Group. This is the third part in a continuing series to answer many questions about planning for retirement at various life stages.

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Topics: finance, Indiana EdCAST

Indiana EdCast Episode #29

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on May 2, 2018 1:00:00 PM

 

Tom Mellish is joined by Austin Krutzsch, Jacob Martin, and Curtis Reeser from the West Point Financial Group. This is the second part in a continuing series to answer many questions about planning for retirement at various life stages.

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Topics: finance, Indiana EdCAST

Indiana EdCast Episode #28

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Apr 27, 2018 11:00:00 AM
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Topics: finance, Indiana EdCAST

5 Tips for Good Health in Retirement

Posted by Indiana Retired Teachers Association on Apr 11, 2018 4:34:42 PM

Retirement sounds great. It’s your goal after a long career.

Sleeping in a little later. Relaxing on a golf course. Spending time with your family without a phone call from work. It all should be good.

The quality of your retirement, though, often depends on your health.

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Topics: Health

Ways to Save During Your Vacation

Posted by Indiana Retired Teachers Association on Apr 1, 2018 8:58:00 AM

If you are among the 72 percent of Americans who travel for leisure, you know that vacations can be expensive.

American Express says the average weeklong trip can cost around $970 per person for hotels, meals, transportation, entertainment and other expenses.

Even though you set a budget before setting off for another city, state or country, you sometimes spend more than you planned. Invariably, you can blow past your vacation means by buying items on impulse or pushing your credit cards to their limit.

So, what can you do to stick to your budget and still enjoy time with your family and friends? Here are some tips:

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Topics: Travel

Indiana EdCast Episode #27

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Mar 21, 2018 2:00:00 PM

Tom Mellish is joined by Steve Beebe and they discuss House Bill 373, an important bill that we've been following closely. Get the latest news here! 

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Topics: Health, Indiana EdCAST

Choosing a Financial Advisor – Where to Start, What to Ask

Posted by Indiana Retired Teachers Association on Mar 18, 2018 2:15:00 PM

Everyone reaches a point in their life when they ask who can they turn to for financial advice. When you’re a kid, it’s probably your Mom or Dad telling how much birthday money you can spend and how much you need to save. When you’re a teenager it’s still your Mom and Dad but you just ignore their advice and do what you want - which is spend it.

However, sooner or later, when you have some work experience under your belt, you gain an understanding of just how hard it is to save for today’s needs let alone for retirement. At that point, Mom and Dad may not be around or you recognize they are not the all-knowing experts you thought they were when you were a kid. So, where do you start and what do you ask?

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Topics: finance

Indiana EdCast Episode #26

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Mar 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Tom Mellish is joined by Steve Beebe and they discuss House Bill 373, conference committees, and more.

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Topics: Health, Indiana EdCAST

Indiana EdCast Episode #25

Posted by Tom Mellish, Executive Director, IRTA on Feb 28, 2018 1:30:00 PM

Tom Mellish talks to Steve Beebe from Beebe, Scherer and Associates about HB 373 and other bills of interest.

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Topics: Health, Indiana EdCAST

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