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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Estate Management Checklist
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?