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Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

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

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

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

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

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

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

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Ready for Retirement?

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

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

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

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Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

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