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Estate Management 101

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.

Women and Retirement

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

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.

 

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

What to Look for in a Long-Term-Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

Are Women and Financial Strategies a Mismatch?

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their futures to chance.

What's So Great About a Rollover?

Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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The Richest Man in Babylon

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

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Events on Wall Street

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

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