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Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

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Helpful Content

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invest instead?

 

The Cost of Procrastination

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

Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

Tips on insuring your teen driver.

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

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

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

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Disability Income

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

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Contributing to an IRA?

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

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

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

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

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.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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