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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

TIPS for Inflation

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If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

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Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.

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Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

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Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

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Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

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It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

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Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.

How the Federal Reserve Works

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

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Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Federal Income Tax

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

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5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

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

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