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Events on Wall Street

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

When to Self-Insure

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The Half Million Dollar Baby

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Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts

Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.

Planning for Special Needs Children

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer

Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

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

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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.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Historical Inflation

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

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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