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Survival of the Fittest

Things are not always as they seem. Most people attribute the term “survival of the fittest” to Charles Darwin.  While it is true that Darwin used the term, it wasn’t until he published the fifth edition of the “Origin of the Species.“ The term was actually coined by Herbert Spencer…

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How I Plan to See My Retirement

It seems like only yesterday that I was a brand new employee of the Principal Financial Group® (actually back in 1988, it was Principal Mutual Life Insurance Company). Needless to say retirement wasn’t something I spent a lot of time thinking about, after all I was getting married in six months…

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