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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.
A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.