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Helpful Content

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

Choosing a Business Structure

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

Insuring Your Second Home

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

 

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

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

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

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Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Federal Income Tax

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Estimate Your RMD

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

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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.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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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.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

When Do You Need a Will?

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

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Will You Pay the AMT?

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

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