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Changes in recent tax legislation can result in changes in your tax situation. Click Here to learn more about the recently avoided 'fiscal cliff' and other changes that can impact you.
Do You Feel Lucky?
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
What does your home really cost?
If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”