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Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Starting a Roth IRA for a Teen
This early financial decision could prove helpful over time.
Your Shifting Risk Tolerance
Time and market performance may subtly and slowly imbalance your portfolio.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Investing for Impact
Learn how to build a socially conscious investment portfolio and invest in your beliefs.
The Utility of Sector Investing
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Understanding Extended Care
Understanding the types of extended care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
What's New for Social Security?
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
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Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
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.
Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Capital Gains Tax Estimator
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Lifetime of Earnings
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Contributing to an IRA?
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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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
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
4 Elements of an Estate Strategy
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.
Bursting the Bubble
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Saving for College 101
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.