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Social Security: By the Numbers

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Retiring the 4% Rule

Retiring the 4% Rule

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

Where Is the Market Headed?

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 Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

Put It in a Letter

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

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

Asset Allocation

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

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

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Federal Income Tax

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Tax Freedom Day

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

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Sit, Stay, Rollover: A Guide to IRA Rollovers

If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.

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.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

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

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

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