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What You Need to Know About Social Security
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Budgeting After a Divorce
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Best-Performing Asset Classes
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Retirement Plan Choices for Small Businesses
Retirement choices can be intimidating. Picking the right strategy.
Questions to Ask About Medicare
Take the guesswork out of your IEP or SEP with this helpful article.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
How to Conquer the World - 5 Financial Strategies for Savvy
Learn more about women taking control of their finances with this infographic.
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This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Tax Freedom Day
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Impact of Taxes and Inflation
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
How Compound Interest Works
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
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5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
4 Elements of an Estate Strategy
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We'd like to be one of them.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.