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Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Insuring Your Second Home
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
Assess Life Insurance Needs
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.