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Acres of Diamonds

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

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.

 

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Social Security: Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition waiting to claim them.

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Inflation & Retirement

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

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

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