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Palabe & Associates, Ltd., is a leading privately held National Group Benefits & Consulting Firm headquartered in Greater Chicago. From inception, our highly experienced and knowledgeable benefits professionals have been committed to providing quality service and innovative product designs for our clients.
Our commitment is to provide customized solutions and creative cost effective programs that meet the needs and objectives of our clients while continuing to strive for professional excellence in the delivery of these products and services.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
How Does Your Credit Score Compare?
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.