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Posts by Aaron Friedman, National Practice Leader - Tax-Exempt, the Principal Financial Group, Princor Registered Representative

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Retirement Planning in the Real World



My older daughter graduated from college in May and just started her first real job. It doesn’t seem things have changed a lot since I was that age, but I do find that kids today seem to lack a great deal of knowledge about the “real world” when they get out of school. My daughter is highly…

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What Should Retirement Plan Services Cost?



As an actuary, I’ve always been aware of the motto for the Society of Actuaries which is a John Ruskin quote. “The work of science is to substitute facts for appearances and demonstrations for impressions.” I quote this regularly when I speak to lawmakers pushing ideas based on assertions,…

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