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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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Helpful Content

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

How Compound Interest Works

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Comparing Investments

Comparing Investments

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

 

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Preparing for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

Helpful Retirement Strategies for Women

Learn how to address the challenges that women face when planning for retirement.

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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.

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.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

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.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

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