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Retirement Roadmap

5 Opportunities To Get Involved In Your Community, Indianapolis

So often when we talk about retirement, it extends beyond your finances. While your financial readiness is an important and unique component to your retirement plan, it is not the only one. There is another piece, equally as crucial, your lifestyle.  Here at Deerfield, we work with you because you want more than financial organization…

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The Dangers of Retirement

Did you know that the odds of someone experiencing depression go up about 40% after you retire? It’s counterintuitive – many people believe that they’ll feel nothing but happiness when they retire. After all, you’ve worked for retirement your entire life! Now is the time to live it up, pursue your passion, and leave the…

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How To Look At Legacy In A New Way

The word legacy has been used in many different ways. But something struck me about this idea, based on the original translation of the word:  A legacy is a person—living on in new ways throughout time.  Here at Deerfield, we serve clients who seek to find, create, and maintain meaning in not only their own…

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Should You Pay Off Your Mortgage Before Retirement?

Choose the correct phrase to complete this analogous pair: A mortgage is to retirement as water is to Ice Rain Oil The correct answer is C: a mortgage is to retirement as water is to oil. A mortgage doesn’t mix with retirement just like water doesn’t mix with oil. Did you just have a flashback…

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Building A Retirement Lifestyle You Love

I don’t have 20/20 vision. I can’t see my alarm clock each morning, and I can only read something if I have it nearly pressed against my face. A person who approaches me resembles a blob and I am more likely to trip over anything left on the floor. But with my glasses, my vision…

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Should You Continue To Work After You Retire?

I often think about retirement like renovating a home. You know that, in the long run, you’re going to get exactly what you want out of it. It’s going to be perfect – and unlike anybody else’s. But during a home renovation process, you might run into some roadblocks. You and your partner might not…

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A Step-By-Step Guide To Saving For Retirement

Saving for retirement is like solving a Rubik’s cube: strategic, obtuse, and (once it’s finally solved) satisfying. Similar to saving money, there are multiple ways to solve a Rubik’s cube giving the player various avenues to get it right. Saving for retirement can be thought of in this way. There are systems set in place…

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How To Design Your Ideal Retirement Lifestyle

Your retirement lifestyle is like a blueprint, each line, curve, and structure customized to meet your requirements. The possibilities for your retirement are only limited by the design you give it. How will you design your retirement? I’d like to give you some sample templates to get your imagination churning. These ideas will provide you…

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