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When Should You Take Social Security

When Should You Take Social Security

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

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

 

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

When to Self-Insure

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

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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.

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

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