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Retirement Planning

Are you on track to retire? Retirement planning is the planning one does to be prepared for life, after paid work ends. This is ideally a lifelong process that starts long before you retire—the sooner, the better. The amount of money you need to retire comfortably, is highly personalized, but there are rules of thumb that can give you an idea of how much to save to keep you on track. Longer life spans have created several new issues that need to be taken into consideration when planning for retirement. Retirees need to be concerned with maintaining their cost-of-living for an average of 20 years. With inflation at an all-time high, it is now more important than ever to have a retirement strategy in place. There are many ways to save for your retirement. At FRG we can personalize a strategy for you and your family based on your unique situation and help evaluate your savings and get you on track for the retirement you envision.

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Membership in this Credit Union shall be limited to the employees and retirees (including their family members) of the following:

  • Boston Fire Department
  • Boston Police Department
  • Boston EMS
  • Boston School Police
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • Boston Firefighters Credit Union
  • Boston Firefighters Local 718
  • Massachusetts Fire Departments whose members comprise the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts (PFFM), a labor organization affiliated with the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF)
  • Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department
  • Police Departments within a 25-mile radius of Boston

For the purpose of this section, the term "family member" shall be defined to include spouses, domestic partners (sharing a principal residence in the same household as the member), and children as well as parents, grandparents, grandchildren, siblings, nieces and nephews whether related by blood or marriage.

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