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Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

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Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The Rule of 72

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Inflation - Back to the Future

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Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

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Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

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This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

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

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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.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

Ready for Retirement?

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Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

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

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From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

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