Avoid Retirement Regrets: Five Facts to Learn Now, Not Later

Is your retirement planning full of holes? Unless you fully understand a few key points, you could be setting yourself up for some surprises.

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After spending a lifetime clocking in at work, retirement can seem like uncharted territory.

You likely have hopes and wishes for how it will play out. You may even have plans and goals, such as spending summers with your grandchildren or traveling to states or countries you have never visited.

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Jenna Lolly, CFP®
Vice President of Operations, NuVenture Financial Group

Jenna Lolly is vice president of operations and a financial advisor at NuVenture Financial Group in Jacksonville, Fla. Lolly is an Investment Advisor Representative and Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) who aims to help the families she works with in their financial goals through decades-long relationships. Her goal is to increase the financial literacy of all of those she works with and within the community.