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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

How the Federal Reserve Works

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Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

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.

Caring for Aging Parents

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

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The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

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Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

The Anatomy of an Index

The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.

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What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Federal Income Tax

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

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

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Acres of Diamonds

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

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