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Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

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Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.

Death is No Excuse

Death is No Excuse

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Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

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Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

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Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

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

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.

Estimating the Cost of College

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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The Power of Compound Interest

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

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

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