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When Should You Take Social Security

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

9 Facts About Retirement

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The Half Million Dollar Baby

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

 

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

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."

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

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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Comparing Investments

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

How Compound Interest Works

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

The Business Cycle

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

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

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