3M Insurance Benefits - Life Insurance

3M Insurance Benefits - Life Insurance

3M

As an employee of 3M, you are entitled to several benefits that protect against certain risks in life. These include a premature death, disability, illness and even your pet’s health (veterinarian bills).

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Setting Realistic Investment Risk Expectations

Setting Realistic Investment Risk Expectations

Investments

Only three months into the new year and it feels like a year’s worth of events have already happened in the economy and financial markets.

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Setting Normal Investment Expectations

Setting Normal Investment Expectations

Investments

A CEO of a large investment firm once told a story about a dinner conversation with the head of a large investment fund.  

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A Short Note on Market Perspective

A Short Note on Market Perspective

Investments

Well, this doesn’t feel good. Many of us came into 2022 thinking, “This is the year!” The pandemic looked to be easing. Supply chain problems were going to get better so we could get our stuff sooner. Sure, we’ve...

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529 College Savings Plan: Worried about Overfunding? You Have Options.

529 College Savings Plan: Worried about Overfunding? You Have Options.

Personal Finance

In 2021-2022, U of MN’s estimated tuition was ~$15,370 (residents). Northwestern University’s was ~$60,000i.  

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29 Reasons Stocks Shouldn't Have Gone Up in 2021

29 Reasons Stocks Shouldn't Have Gone Up in 2021

Investments

Investment markets’ ability to seemingly defy expectations continued in 2021. There were probably 7,296 reasons why stocks shouldn’t have gone up in a straight line. I’m exaggerating slightly, but here’s an...

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7 Questions 3M Employees Need to Answer

For over 20 years, we’ve helped 3M professionals achieve their financial goals.

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A Charitable Deduction: One More Way to Reduce your 2021 Income Taxes

A Charitable Deduction: One More Way to Reduce your 2021 Income Taxes

Personal Finance Tax Planning

If you’re like me, December is the month to sit down and send out cards to loved ones and mail checks to your favorite charities. As always, keep those receipts! This year individuals can deduct, above the line, up...

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Harnessing the Power of Inflation with I Bonds

Harnessing the Power of Inflation with I Bonds

Personal Finance Investments

On financial and other media outlets, you typically find talk of the next impending doomsday. Recently, the Armageddon is inflation. There is truth to the increase in prices, as anyone who has been to the...

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There Are No Facts About the Future

There Are No Facts About the Future

Investments

 

Fact: The S&P 500 has experienced 54 record highs in 2021.

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3M Retiree Medical Accounts

3M Retiree Medical Accounts

3M

How to plan (and pay!) for health insurance in retirement is often one of the first questions we get when a 3M client is considering retirement.  Fortunately, 3M provides a benefit to employees which helps...

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3M's Non-Qualified Plans

3M's Non-Qualified Plans

3M

Eligibility for 3M Deferred Compensation Plans

The purpose of both of 3M’s non-qualified1 deferred compensation plans - VIP Excess and Deferred Compensation Excess - is to provide savings opportunities for...

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Leveraging the 3M General Employee Stock Purchase Plan to Boost Savings

Leveraging the 3M General Employee Stock Purchase Plan to Boost Savings

3M

Compensation. It’s top of mind for many job candidates seeking a new opportunity. Additionally, as a career progresses, compensation, among other factors, can be a key element to employee retention. In either case,...

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