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When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.

 

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Alternative Investments - Going Mainstream

Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

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Contributing to an IRA?

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Perception vs. Reality

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

The Power of Compound Interest

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

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

Bursting the Bubble

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

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