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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From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
TIPS for Inflation
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Yours, Mine, and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriage
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Exploring the Federal Student Grant Program
In this article, explore the benefits of the Federal Student Grant Program.
Universal Life Insurance
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Protection Against Uninsured Drivers
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
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Federal Income Tax
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Can I Refinance My Mortgage?
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Capital Gains Tax Estimator
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Saving for College 101
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Making Your Tax Bracket Work
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.