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When to Self-Insure

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

Estate Management 101

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Countdown to College

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

 

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

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

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

Social Media: #Newest Business Liability Risk

Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

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Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Disability Income

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

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

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

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