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Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

 

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

A Brief Guide To Condo Insurance

Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

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Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

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