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Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
Earnings for All Seasons
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Conquering Retirement Challenges for Women
Looking ahead can help you conquer these unique obstacles.
Inventorying Your Possessions
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Pullbacks, Corrections, and Bear Markets
Pullbacks, corrections, and bear markets are all a part of the investing cycle. When the market experiences volatility, it may be a good time to review these common terms.
Silver Sneakers 101
Medicare’s popular program, offering free gym membership and health education.
Your Shifting Risk Tolerance
Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio.
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Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Paying Off a Credit Card
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
What Is the Dividend Yield?
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
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Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement 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.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.