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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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4 Tips to Boost Your Balance

Who wants to be a millionaire?! Probably all of us! A record number of people have $1 million saved in their 401(k)s. If you want to join the millionaire’s club, it won’t happen overnight. However, there are things we can all do to increase our savings and reach that goal. Financial professional Mike Kojonen stopped by KARE to share four tips to boost your balance.

  1. Collect the Company Match
  2.  Automate Contributions
  3. Avoid Penalties
  4. Resist the Urge to Splurge

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4 Common Summer Scams and Tips to Avoid Getting Burned.

Summer may be the time to take it easy – but not too easy or you might fall victim to a scam! From fake vacation deals to bogus contractors, scammers are not taking a summer break. Financial professional Mike Kojonen talked with KARE about 4 common summer scams and offered tips to avoid getting burned.

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