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Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

Lesser Known Provisions of the SECURE Act

Lesser Known Provisions of the SECURE Act

Learn about clauses in the SECURE Act that affect 401Ks, students, and families.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

 

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

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

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.

What’s Your Investment IQ?

You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

Surprises

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

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

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

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

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