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Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

 

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

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

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren’t that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

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Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Comparing Investments

Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

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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.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

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