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Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

 

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

How Financial Advisors Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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

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.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

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