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A Look at Diversification

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

 

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

Buy/sell agreements are designed a business against the death of a principal or key employee.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

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Inflation & Retirement

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Events on Wall Street

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

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Perception vs. Reality

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

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

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