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Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

Disability and Your Finances

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

 

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

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

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

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Inflation & Retirement

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

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

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