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Over 25 Years Helping People Reach Their Financial Goals

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Countering Counterfeit Currency

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

Bi-Weekly Payments

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Estate Management Checklist

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

 

A Meal for All Generations

When it comes to generational differences, knowing the facts can be difficult.

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Breaking Down the Parts of Medicare

Medicare is broken down into four specific parts—but what do they mean? This article will help you understand each piece.

Exploring the Federal Student Grant Program

In this article, explore the benefits of the Federal Student Grant Program.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or another qualified retirement plan.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Federal Income Tax

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

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

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

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