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Importance of Life Insurance and How Much Coverage is Necessary

Death is a difficult time for loved ones. One way to better prepare your family is with life insurance. September is Life Insurance Awareness Month, and financial professional Mike Kojonen talked with WCCO-TV about the importance of life insurance and how much coverage is necessary.

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Money Moves New Grandparents Should Make

Becoming a new grandparent is an exciting time, but there’s also work to be done. It’s more than changing diapers! Financial professional Mike Kojonen talked with WCCO-TV about the money moves new grandparents should make:

Split Gift Budget

Update Beneficiary Forms

Give to a 529

Click here for a directory of 529 plans.

Prioritize Your Retirement

Get Your Stories Ready

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Pros And Cons Of Target Date Funds

If you have a 401(k), chances are you’re invested in a target date fund. A total of $1.1 trillion is invested in target date funds, which are a simple solution for hands-off retirement savers. Financial professional Mike Kojonen talked with WCCO-TV about the pros and cons of target date funds.

Click here to analyze and compare target date funds.

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How to Maximize Social Security Benefits

The future of Social Security is weighing on the minds of many. People are beginning to worry the government program won’t be around when they retire.

Financial professional Mike Kojonen talked with WCCO-TV about the strategies you need to plan for retirement.

How to Maximize Social Security Benefits

  • Timing is Everything
  • Estimate your future benefit amount here
  • Uncle Sam Pays Alimony

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