Your Firefighter Investing Journey: Accumulation, Preservation, & Decumulation

Firefighter thinking of his decumulation strategy.

When you think of your investing journey, the part that sticks out in most people’s minds is the accumulation stage—buying stocks, plugging money into your savings, and watching your investments grow. While this is true, it ignores two other just as essential sections of the investment lifecycle – the preservation cycle and the decumulation cycle. […]

Securing Your Future: Why Firefighters Should Consider DROP Plans

Firefighters thinking about their drop plans

After decades of answering the call, many firefighters are eager to retire. Following 25 or 30 years of dedicated service, the dream of relaxing and enjoying a well-earned break is highly appealing. However, after reviewing your retirement plan with a financial advisor, you might be surprised to find that you’re not quite ready to hang […]

Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month: Strategies for Prevention and Protection

Firefighters in front of fire

January is Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month, and we wanted to take the time to express our gratitude and show our support for our nation’s finest. From the bottom of our hearts, thank you for your service and sacrifice!  It’s the last word anyone wants to hear, yet firefighters are uniquely at risk to hear it: […]

5 Risks Jeapordizing Firefighters’ Retirements

Are you looking forward to hanging up your helmet, spending time around the fireplace, and spoiling the grandchildren when you retire? Or perhaps to becoming a snowbird and spending your winters lazing around the beach drinking pina coladas? Those dreams can become a reality if you stick to a budget, live below your means, and […]

How to Recreate Your Firefighter Income in Retirement

Firefighter exercising

You’ve worked decades as a firefighter, and retirement is knocking on your door. You have some tough choices to make. Besides the looming changes retirement will bring, such as the loss of camaraderie, lack of a stable paycheck, and adjusting to regular civilian life, you need to decide on your retirement package. Will you take […]

How Life Insurance with Living Benefits Protects Firefighters

firefighters putting out a fire

Every day, firefighters put their lives on the line to protect our communities. From rushing into burning buildings to performing dangerous rescues, our local heroes face challenges and risks that most of us can hardly imagine. Unfortunately, some of the greatest risks they face remain unseen and perhaps even out of mind. This risk is […]

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