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  • Facebook Live

    How Events Around the World Affect Investment Returns

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    When: 04/27/2021 - 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

    Investing can take you on a roller coaster of emotions. It may bring you feelings of uncertainty or worry when there's a downturn and feelings of excitement when your money increases. While it's important to stay focused on what you can control, you may wonder what causes the stock market to go up and down. During this Facebook Live event, you'll learn what causes the market to fluctuate. We'll explore past stock market performance to see how it responded to world events. Then, we'll discuss market indicators that the MERS Investments Team looks at in order to forecast market trends.


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  • Facebook Live

    Credit Cards: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

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    When: 05/12/2021 - 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Choosing the right kind of credit card and using it wisely will help you build credit, save money and enjoy an array of benefits. But, if you aren't careful, you could wind up with a mountain of debt that seems impossible to overcome. During this Facebook Live event, we'll discuss the basics of credit cards. You'll learn how to maximize the benefits and overcome the drawbacks.


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  • Facebook Live

    Understanding Mortgages

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    When: 06/29/2021 - 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm

    Thinking about buying a new home or refinancing your existing mortgage loan? During this Facebook Live event, you'll learn about the different types of mortgages and the costs associated with mortgage loans. We'll provide you with steps you can take now to prepare for buying a house. Then, we'll explore the benefits of refinancing to help you determine if and when it may be a good time for you to refinance.


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  • Facebook Live

    Organizing Your Personal & Financial Records

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    When: 07/28/2021 - 12:00 am

    Life is full of unexpected events. Throughout one's life there might be weddings, children, jobs, illnesses, and deaths. Each life change comes with more papers. This can often leave people feeling so overwhelmed that they ignore their piles of ever-growing paper making it hard to find what they need when they need it. During this Facebook Live event, you'll learn how to purge the paper you don't need and organize the paper you keep. We'll give you examples of files you should shred, recycle, and save.


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  • Facebook Live

    Estate Planning

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    When: 08/12/2021 - 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

    After you pass away, what will happen to all of money and stuff you've accumulated over your lifetime go? If you don't make a plan, the courts may decide for you. During this Facebook Live event, an estate planning expert will walk you through important terms and the steps you should take to create an estate plan that protects your family. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions, so be sure to tune in when we go live!


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  • Facebook Live

    Retirement Uses for Your Health Savings Account (HSA)

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    When: 09/14/2021 - 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    When it comes to saving money for retirement, there are many savings vehicles to choose from. But, one savings vehicle may be better for your personal situation. During our Facebook Live, you'll learn about Health Savings Accounts, or HSAs. We'll discuss who can open them and why they are beneficial for retirement.


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  • Facebook Live

    Retiree Health Care Exchange

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    When: 10/20/2021 - 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

    Health insurance can be confusing - especially when it comes to finding the right insurance plan for your retirement. That's why we are pleased to have partnered with a private healthcare exchange - Mercer Marketplace 365+ - to support YOU in choosing a health plan that best meets your needs. During this Facebook Live event, you'll learn how a private healthcare exchange works. We'll be joined a Mercer benefits counselor who will address some frequently asked questions along with answering your questions live.


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  • Facebook Live

    Social Security Basics

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    When: 11/16/2021 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

    Social Security can be complex and hard to understand - we are here to help. As your partner in retirement, we are exclusively offering you the opportunity to get your questions answered by a Social Security representative. During this Facebook Live event, you'll learn more about the Social Security process and how to qualify and apply for this retirement benefit. Be sure to bring your questions too!


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  • Facebook Live

    Investing Post-Retirement

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    When: 12/02/2021 - 10:30 am - 11:00 am

    An annual physical exam lets you and your doctor assess how you are doing health-wise regardless of whether you are feeling sick or not. If any measurements are above or below what they should be, your doctor will guide and help you bring them back in the normal ranges. Reviewing your finances each year is just as important. During this Facebook Live event, we'll discuss five financial workouts you can complete within your myMERS account to assess where you are at. We'll also share a few simple tasks you can do to keep your account up to date.


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