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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Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
The Pros and Cons of a NUA Strategy
Learn the advantages of a Net Unrealized Appreciation strategy with this helpful article.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Best-Performing Asset Classes
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Social Media: #NewestBusinessLiabilityRisk
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
4 Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities
Planning for a child with special needs can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
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Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
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.
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.
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5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
The Richest Man in Babylon
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
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.
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?