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When Heirs are Imperfect

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

 

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability

90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

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Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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.

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.

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.

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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.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

From Boats to Brokers

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

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