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Over 25 Years Helping People Reach Their Financial Goals

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Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

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The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

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What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy

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Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

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Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Saving for College

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This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Tax Freedom Day

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

Once Upon a Goal

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16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

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Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

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