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August 2020 Newsletter




"A Guide to Getting Your
House In Order"

A Look Inside:
Money represents more than the paper it’s printed on. It may be the embodiment of your time, your talents, and your commitments. It buys the food you eat, the house you sleep in, the car you drive, and the clothes you wear. It also helps provide you with the lifestyle you want to live once you retire...


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Local authors and financial professionals Ron and Karen Dowling reveal strategies to getting your legacy, retirement and income planning in order with their new book!

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   You'll Learn:

  • Social Security Strategies
  • Asset Organization
  • Investment Solutions
  • Legacy Planning




Preparing for Retirement as a Couple

It may seem obvious that preparing for retirement as a couple is a good idea, but you’d be surprised at how easy it is to miss key components.

If you have a spouse or partner that you’ll be spending retirement with, you’re going to need to do a lot of planning. There are houses, kids, vacation funds, college funds, and inheritances to think about. Certainly, planning around those kinds of topics would have to be done together.

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Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, bought a mountain in Texas with plans to put a clock inside. But not just any clock. Scientist Danny Hillis conceived of a special timepiece. It would tick once a year, and a hand would move every 100 years. A cuckoo would pop out every millennium. The clock itself would last 10,000 years.

Bezos put down $42 million to realize the mechanical wonder. He was enamored with the idea that the 152-meter-tall (500 ft) clock would outlast the United States, several civilizations, and perhaps all known governing systems.

In 2018, installation began inside the Sierra Diablo site. To power the clock for 10,000 years, thermal energy will be harvested from the mountain’s natural day-night cycle. It can also be wound up by visitors.


Tips to Enjoy a Healthy Retirement

It’s great to focus on getting to retirement, but by establishing a robust plan for your life after you retire, you can enjoy a happy and rewarding retirement.

Take a moment and imagine what your life will be like in retirement. The next step is to discuss how to make the retirement you’re imagining a reality. Staying healthy, motivated, and engaged are key components, no matter what you’re hoping to do.

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Easy Bruschetta Chicken

For a quick and healthy dinner, you can't beat the flavor combination of tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella.

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Advisory services are offered by Chancellor Financial Services, Inc a Registered Investment Advisor in the State of IL. Insurance services offered through Dowling Consulting Services, Inc. dba, Dowling Legacy & Retirement, an affiliated company. Neither Chancellor Financial Services, Inc., nor Dowling Legacy & Retirement are affiliated with or endorsed by the Social Security Administration or any government agency.

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