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In today's complex economic environment, a major difference between making money and keeping money is knowledge. Investment decisions vital to your economic security are far too important to be ignored or left to a machine or to anyone whose primary responsibility is not you, the individual investor.



 

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Planning for the Expected

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

 

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

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

Comparing Investments

Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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