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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

3 Estate Challenges for Blended Families

3 Estate Challenges for Blended Families

If you’ve been re-married or divorced, these family structures may present some unique challenges. This article will help your clients with blended families think and prepare their estate strategy.

Historical Inflation

Historical Inflation

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

 

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

5 Tips to Prep for a Possible Recession

No one knows when the next recession will hit, but there are things you can do to prepare for it

It’s Time to Have a Talk with Your Parents

One of the strangest developments in the ever-evolving child-parent relationship is reaching the point when an adult child starts dispensing advice to his or her parents. It’s a profound, but natural turning point in the relationship.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

Benefits of Life Insurance

Discover the benefits whole life can provide during your different life stages.

Financial Fixes: From Health Scare to Financial Care

A medical scare can be a wake-up call in terms of your physical and financial health. Here’s how to strengthen your finances

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Inflation & Retirement

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

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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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.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Behavioral Finance

An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.

The Wild West of Data Theft

Learn about cyber liability insurance in this entertaining video.

The Independence of Financial and Emotional Well-Being

Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Your DNA Test

Preparing for the unexpected can make all the difference if your family relies on your income.

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