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The Other Sure Thing

The Other Sure Thing

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Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

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Getting a Head Start on College Savings

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Succeeding at Business Succession

There a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

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Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

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Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

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Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

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

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This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Lifetime of Earnings

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

Federal Income Tax

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

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Tax Management Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, a stunning 4.6 million Americans are expected to pay the AMT in 2018.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

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