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The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

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There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

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The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

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Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

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One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

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China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

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

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What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

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

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

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