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Knowledge is the key to success. With that in mind, we built an online library of the most pertinent information. Here you can stay up to date on news and other information that could affect your income, your business or your retirement plan.


Longevity Risk & Retirement Income

May 11, 2016
Many Americans do not realize that one of the greatest threats to their financial security in retirement may be the risk of outliving their money.…
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Disability Insurance Awareness Month

Disability Insurance Awareness Month!

May 03, 2016
It’s Disability Insurance Awareness Month! During the entire month of May we are joining with The Council for Disability Awareness to remind you about the…
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Paying Off Student Loans

Apr 28, 2016
Actively managing your debt is an important step, and your student debt may be one of the biggest financial obligations you have. There are many…
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Life Planning VS. Retirement Planning

Mar 30, 2016
LIFE PLANNING VS. RETIREMENT PLANNING March 21, 2016 In the past, the transition to retirement has been viewed solely as an economic event. As a…
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Steve Ciepiela Honored with the Erna S. Fergusson Award

Jan 17, 2016
From the UNM Alumni Association’s website: Stephen Ciepiela (BA ’77, MPA ’80) President of Charles Stephen, a firm he co-founded in 1983, Ciepiela is at…
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Happy New Year from Charles Stephen!

Jan 13, 2016
Happy New Year from Charles Stephen! Current Events You heard us at the end of 2015 discuss that 2016 would continue to have volatility; we…
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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

It’s The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Dec 17, 2015
A friendly reminder to all: Our office will be closed on Wednesday, December 23, Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 for Christmas. We will be…
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Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House!

Nov 09, 2015
You are invited to our annual Holiday Open House on Friday, December 4th from noon to 4 pm at our offices! Enjoy some traditional New…
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Charles Stephen is a BEST PLACE TO WORK!

Oct 20, 2015
Congratulations to our team! Charles Stephen has been honored as one of the 2015 “Best Places to Work” from Albuquerque Business First! We’re not sure…
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