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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

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The Business Cycle

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

 

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?

Planning for the Expected

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

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

Teen Drinking and Your Liability

Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.

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Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

My Retirement Savings

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

Tax Freedom Day

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

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.

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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