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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

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

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

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

 

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

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.

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.

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 Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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