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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

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Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

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China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?

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

Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?

When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.

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Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Choosing a Mortgage

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

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

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Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

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