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Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Buying vs. Leasing a Car
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
What does your home really cost?
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.