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.
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Your Shifting Risk Tolerance
Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio.
How Insurance Deductibles Work
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
How to Invest in LGBTQ+ Friendly Companies
This article allows those who support LGBTQ+ interests to explore the possibilities of Socially Responsible Investing.
How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
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Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
How Much Home Can I Afford?
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
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Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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Timing Your Retirement
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.
4 Elements of an Estate Strategy
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.
What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
Leaving Your Lasting Legacy
Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.
Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.