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Explore aggregate articles and research from the Boston College gift planning team and the Center for Retirement Research that  provide up to date insights about gift planning, retirement, general financial tips and more.

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The New Legacy IRA creates an opportunity to give and save—and recently-raised CGA rates mean a bigger return on your gift!

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Higher CGA rates mean higher income—for you! CGA is the gift that pays you. And now, payout rates have increased. It’s a great time to consider this gift that benefits you and Boston College.

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Read about 2021 COVID-19 Relief Updates.

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Alicia H. Munnell, the director of the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College provides articles for MarketWatch, a leading publisher of business and financial news, offers users up-to-the minute news, investment tools, and subscription products.


The Squared Away Blog has been recognized by both The Wall Street Journal and AARP.  “In clear, straightforward language,” writes AARP blogger and NBC Today financial editor Jean Chatzky, the blog “delves into what future and current retirees need to focus on.


    Boston College Center for Retirement Research

    Recognized by the New York Times as “…the nation’s leading center on retirement studies,” the Center for Retirement Research covers many issues affecting individuals’ income in retirement.


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