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Al Chingren

Al Chingren
Al Chingren is a vice president of value added sales at American Century Investments. He develops and delivers comprehensive programs that deepen client relationships, and improve retirement plan effectiveness and participant outcomes. Al is also responsible for developing materials on topics ranging from understanding retirement plan expenses, fiduciary responsibilities, and legislative updates, to retirement plan business development. He would like to run a marathon at age 70.
The Roads to Smaller Social Security Checks - Part 2

Roads to Smaller Social Security Checks, Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we went on a journey to discover how some factors and decisions you face could reduce your Social...
7 Ways Your Social Security Checks Can Shrink

The Roads to Smaller Social Security Checks, Part 1

If you need a GPS to figure out the best path for claiming Social Security, you’re not alone. The Government Accountability Office's (GAO) September...
Maximizing Social Security Benefits - It's Personal

Maximizing Social Security: It’s Personal

Social Security and retirement seem to go hand-in-hand, an inevitable financial step in everyone’s post-working life. However, the how and when of Social Security...