Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
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Estate Management 101
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Managing an Inheritance
A windfall from a loved one can be both rewarding and complicated.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Countering Counterfeit Currency
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
Avoiding Cognitive Decline
Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.
Conquering Retirement Challenges for Women
Looking ahead can help you conquer these unique obstacles.
Five Most Overlooked Tax Deductions
Five overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
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What Is the Dividend Yield?
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Assess Your Life Insurance Needs
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Federal Income Tax
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
How Much Home Can I Afford?
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Emerging Market Opportunities
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?